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eudaemonism ‎(countable and uncountable, plural eudaemonisms)
A philosophical notion, or system of ethics, which measures happiness in relation to morality. (Not to be confused with utilitarianism, which similarly emphasizes happiness but conceives of it differently.)

Etymology: From Ancient Greek εὐδαίμων ‎(eudaímōn , “ having a good genius, happy, fortunate ” ), from εὖ ‎(eû , “ well ” ) + δαίμων ‎(daímōn , “ a genius, spirit ” )

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