What does well-being mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wellbeing, well-being, welfare, upbeat, eudaemonia, eudaimonia(noun)

    a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous

    "the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles"


  1. well-being(Noun)

    a state of health, happiness and/or prosperity

Webster Dictionary

  1. Well-being(noun)

    the state or condition of being well; welfare; happiness; prosperity; as, virtue is essential to the well-being of men or of society


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of well-being in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of well-being in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mandy Pifer:

    Is my privacy important ? Absolutely, but so is my life and my physical well-being and the well-being of my neighbors.

  2. John Bradberry:

    The end result is the equivalent of hundreds or more passengers indirectly touching the contaminated hands of hundreds or more fellow passengers, avoiding the mass handshakes with the captain is not only for the protection and well-being of the captain, but for the passenger as well.

  3. Paul Nurse:

    Human gene editing offers great promise for improving human health and well-being but it also raises significant ethical and societal issues, it is vital that we have a well-informed international debate about the potential benefits and risks, and this summit can hopefully set the tone for that discussion.

  4. Jeffrey Sachs:

    Measuring self-reported happiness and achieving well-being should be on every nation's agenda as they begin to pursue the Sustainable Development Goals, indeed the goals themselves embody the very idea that human well-being should be nurtured through a holistic approach that combines economic, social and environmental objectives.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    To love all or to live for others is never onerous i.e. it doesn't require a great deal of effort. Yes! what it takes is just to swallow up your own pride/interest/comfort/right and as well to realize that life is not meant to be all about you. In other words, you should be considerate of someone else's/other people's needs/interest/well-being/welfare.

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