eudaimonia vs welfare what difference

what is difference between eudaimonia and welfare

English

Noun

eudaimonia (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of eudemonia


English

Etymology

From Middle English welfare, probably from the Old English phrase wel faran (to fare well, get along successfully, prosper) (cognate with Middle Low German wolvare (welfare), Old Norse velferð, Swedish välfärd, German Wohlfahrt and Dutch welvaart.) Equivalent to well +‎ fare.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈwɛlˌfɛə/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈwɛlˌfɛɚ/

Noun

welfare (usually uncountable, plural welfares)

  1. (uncountable) Health, safety, happiness and prosperity; well-being in any respect.
  2. (uncountable, chiefly US) Various forms of financial aid provided by the government to those who are in need of it (abbreviated form of welfare assistance).
    Synonyms: income support, public assistance, social security
  3. (chiefly US) Such payment.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

welfare (third-person singular simple present welfares, present participle welfaring, simple past and past participle welfared)

  1. (transitive) To provide with welfare or aid.
    welfaring the poor

See also

Further reading

  • welfare at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • “welfare” in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 332.

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈwɛlˌfɛr/

Noun

welfare m (invariable)

  1. welfare state

References


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