Eudemon
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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  • eudemon — /yooh dee meuhn/, n. a good or benevolent demon or spirit. Also, eudaemon. [1620 30; < Gk eudaímon blessed with a good genius, fortunate, happy, equiv. to eu EU + daímon destiny, fortune, lot; see DEMON] * * * …   Universalium

  • eudémon — (eu dé mon) s. m. Terme d astrologie. La quatrième maison dans la figure du ciel ; elle marque les succès, la prospérité, etc. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec, bien et démon …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • eudemon — eu·demon …   English syllables

  • eudemon — eu•de•mon or eu•dae•mon [[t]yuˈdi mən[/t]] n. a good or benevolent demon or spirit • Etymology: 1620–30; < Gk eudaímōn blessed with a good genius, fortunate, happy =eu eu +daímōn destiny, lot; see daimon …   From formal English to slang

  • eudemon — /juˈdimən/ (say yooh deemuhn) noun a good demon or spirit. Also, eudaemon. {Greek eudaimōn happy, from eu eu + daimōn spirit, destiny} …   Australian English dictionary

  • eudemon —   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

  • eudemon — noun a benevolent spirit • Syn: ↑eudaemon, ↑good spirit • Ant: ↑cacodemon • Derivationally related forms: ↑eudaemonic (for: ↑eudaemon), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • eudemono — EUDEMON(O) elem. fericire . (< fr. eudemon/o/ , cf. gr. eudaimonia) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Eudaemon — Eudemon Eu*de mon, Eudaemon Eu*d[ae] mon, n. [Gr. e y^ well, good + ? one s demon.] A good angel. Southey …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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