Definition of well-being in English:


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  • The state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy.

    ‘an improvement in the patient's well-being’
    • ‘physical and mental well-being’
    • ‘Little is known of the drug's long term effects on physical health or emotional well-being.’
    • ‘It is essential for health and well-being to maintain a positive attitude to life.’
    • ‘This lack of trust is dangerous, not just to our physical health, but also to our mental well-being.’
    • ‘This nurse prepared his food and anything else required for his physical health and well-being.’
    • ‘As we get older this facet of our lives becomes even more important to our well-being and our health.’
    • ‘My brief as a councillor is to safeguard the health, wealth and well-being of the ward that I represent.’
    • ‘The law says young people cannot work in a place or job which is harmful to their health, well-being or education.’
    • ‘We would also like to satisfy ourselves as to your health and well-being.’
    • ‘He is now on a broader social mission to improve the health and well-being of Scotland.’
    • ‘Pet ownership has well documented positive effects on physical well-being.’
    • ‘Our body image in fact is central, if ambiguously so, to our mental and physical well-being.’
    • ‘It is in the agencies' interest to ensure the safety and well-being of their clients.’
    • ‘The aim of the weekend will be one of complete relaxation and enhancement of well-being.’
    • ‘A study addresses how economic status is no longer a sufficient gauge of a nation's well-being.’
    welfare, health, good health, happiness, comfort, security, safety, protection, prosperity, profit, good, success, fortune, good fortune, advantage, interest, prosperousness, successfulness
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/ˈwelˌbēiNG/ /ˈwɛlˌbiɪŋ/ /ˌwelˈbēiNG/ /ˌwɛlˈbiɪŋ/


Mid 16th century from well + being, after Italian benessere.