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Word of the day: Eudaemonic

Eudaemonic

[yoo-də-MAH-nik]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Greek, mid-19th century

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."

About Eudaemonic

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

Did you Know?

The Latin root "eu" means "well" or "good." In addition to "eudaemonic," it makes up many different words that describe pleasant things, including "euphoria" ("intense happiness") and "euphony" ("a pleasant sound").

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