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Thursday, January 7

Eudaemonic

[yoo-də-MAH-nik]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Greek, mid 19th century

1.

Conducive to happiness.

Examples of Eudaemonic in a sentence

"Getting the promotion was a eudaemonic boost for the rest of her week."

"Enjoying a cup of coffee every morning is a eudaemonic experience."

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About Eudaemonic

Eudaemonic developed from the Greek words "eudaimonikos" and "eudaimōn," which both mean "happy."

Did you Know?

The Latin root "eu," found in eudaemonic, means "well" or "good." It makes up many different words that describe pleasant things, such as "euphoria" (intense happiness), "euphony" (a pleasant sound).

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