The action or fact of leading a good life, especially with respect to moral virtue.
Late Middle English. From well + living.
Designating a person who leads a virtuous or (in later use) comfortable life. Also as noun (chiefly with the and plural agreement): such people as a class.
Old English; earliest use found in King Alfred (c848–899), king of the West Saxons and of the Anglo-Saxons. From well + living.