(Greek: good, well, normal; happy, pleasing; used as a prefix)
2. Etymology: from Greek an-, "not" + eu-, "well" + ploos, "fold" + eidos, "form, shape".
2. Etymology: from Modern Latin, coined in 1788 by French botanist Charles Louis L'héritier de Brutelle (1746-1800) from Greek eu-, "well" + kalyptos, "covered", with reference to the coverings on the buds.
2. A good, or benevolent, demon or spirit.
2. A state of pleasant well-being.
3. The greatest good for an individual human being or a state of excellence characterized by objective flourishing across a lifetime, and brought about through the exercise of moral virtue, practical wisdom, and rationality.
2. An ethical doctrine that characterizes the value of life in terms of happiness.
2. Etymologically, it consists of the word eu, "good" or "well being" plus daimōn, "spirit" or "minor deity".
It is used by extension to mean one's lot or fortune. Although popular usage of the term happiness refers to a state of mind, related to joy or pleasure, eudaimonia rarely has such connotations, and the less subjective "human flourishing" is often preferred as a translation.
2. Ordinary or mild thirst.