Eudaemon
Eudemon Eu*de"mon, Eudaemon Eu*d[ae]"mon, n. [Gr. e'y^ well, good + ? one's demon.] A good angel. --Southey.

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  • eudaemon — eu·dae·mon also eu·dai·mon or eu·de·mon (yo͞o dēʹmən) n. A good or benevolent spirit. * * * …   Universalium

  • eudaemon — noun A good or benevolent spirit. See Also: eudaemonia, eudaemonic, eudaemonism …   Wiktionary

  • eudaemon — eu·daemon …   English syllables

  • eudaemon —   n. good spirit.    ♦ eudemonic, a. causing happiness; pertaining to eudemonism.    ♦ eudemonics, n. conduct based on eudemonism; art of being happy.    ♦ eudemonism, n. philosophical theory that happiness is ultimate moral good and criterion …   Dictionary of difficult words

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  • Eudaemon, S. (1) — 1S. Eudaemon, (24. Aug.), ein Martyrer mit 37 Genossen aus Philippopolis in Thracien, die auch in Verbindung mit Severus und Memnon vorkommen, deren aber das Mart. Rom. am 20. August gedenkt. – Das Griech. εὐδαίμων bedeutet glücklich, glückselig… …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Eudaemon (2) — 2Eudaemon, (13. Febr.), wird in einem koptischen Heiligenverzeichnisse mit Bastaemon genannt. (II. 642.) …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Andreas Eudaemon-Joannes — Andreas Eudaemon Joannes, né en 1566 à la Canée, Crête (Grèce) et décédé le 24 décembre 1625 à Rome (Italie), était un prêtre jésuite grec, philosophe, théologien et écrivain de renom. Biographie Andreas Eudaemon Joannes était issu de la famille… …   Wikipédia en Français

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