what is difference between eudaimonia and welfare
- Alternative spelling of eudemonia
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.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈwɛlˌfɛə/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈwɛlˌfɛɚ/
welfare (usually uncountable, plural welfares)
- (uncountable) Health, safety, happiness and prosperity; well-being in any respect.
- (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
- (chiefly US) Such payment.
welfare (third-person singular simple present welfares, present participle welfaring, simple past and past participle welfared)
- (transitive) To provide with welfare or aid.
- welfaring the poor
- welfare at OneLook Dictionary Search
- “welfare” in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 332.
Borrowed from English.
- IPA(key): /ˈwɛlˌfɛr/
welfare m (invariable)
- welfare state