eudemonic or eu·dae·mon·ic [yoo-di-mon-ik] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- pertaining or conducive to happiness.
- pertaining to or .
Origin of eudemonic From the Greek word eudaimonikós, dating back to 1825–35. See, Examples from the Web for eudaemonic Contemporary Examples of eudaemonic
He said, “Democratic governments rely on eudaemonic legitimation.”
April 3, 2012
Historical Examples of eudaemonic
Condorcet and his predecessors regarded it exclusively from the eudaemonic point of view.
J. B. Bury
Word Origin and History for eudaemonic adj.
“producing happiness,” 1865, from Greek eudaimonikos “conducive to happiness,” from eudaimonia “happiness,” from eu (see) + daimon “guardian, genius” (see ). Related: Eudaimonia; eudemonia.