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Wellbeing

Well-being, wellbeing, welfare or wellness is a general term for the condition of an individual or group, for example their social, economic, psychological, spiritual or medical state; a high level of well-being means in some sense the individual or group's condition is positive, while low well-being is associated with negative happenings.

wellbeing n : a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous; "the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles" [syn: {well-being}, {welfare}, {upbeat}, {eudaemonia}, {eudaimonia}] [ant: {ill-being}]

well-being n : a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous; "the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles" [syn: {wellbeing}, {welfare}, {upbeat}, {eudaemonia}, {eudaimonia}] [ant: {ill-being}]

Well-being \Well"-be`ing\, n. The state or condition of being well; welfare; happiness; prosperity; as, virtue is essential to the well-being of men or of society. [1913 Webster]

Wellness

Wellness may refer to:

wellness n : a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease; "physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients" [syn: {health}] [ant: {illness}, {illness}]

Data Sources:

  • wellbeing: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • wellbeing: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • wellbeing: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • wellness: WordNet (r) 2.0

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