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Definition of "well-being" []

  • The state of being healthy, happy, or prosperous; welfare. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "well-being" in a sentence
  • "˜well-being™ is an otiose notion in ethics is that he himself seems to have a view on what well-being is."
  • "The biggest mistake I see parents making is that they want their children to love them, but the price they're paying is the long-term well-being of their children."
  • "In nations where governments have become dysfunctional, the central operating systems of those governments refuse to place the needs of their people's long-term well-being ahead of the short-term realities and interests of the powers-that-be."