Euctical

Euc"tic*al

(?) [Gr. , fr. to pray, wish.] Expecting a wish; supplicatory. [R.]
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Sacrifices . . . distinguished into expiatory, euctical, and eucharistical.
Bp. Law.

{

Eu*de"mon

,

Eu*d"mon

(?) }, n. [Gr. e'y^ well, good + one's demon.] A good angel. Southey.

{

Eu`de*mon"ics

,

Eu`d*mon"ics

(?) }, n. [Gr. conducive to happiness. See Eudemonism.] That part of moral philosophy which treats of happiness; the science of happiness; -- contrasted with aretaics. J. Grote.

{

Eu*de"mon*ism

,

Eu*d"mon*ism

(?) }, n. [Gr. a thinking happy, fr, blessed with a good genius, happy; e'y^ well, good + one's demon of genius. See Demon.] That system of ethics which defines and enforces moral obligation by its relation to happiness or personal well-being.

{

Eu*de"mon*ist

,

Eu*d"mon*ist

}, n. One who believes in eudemonism.
[1913 Webster]

I am too much of a eudmonist; I hanker too much after a state of happiness both for myself and others.
De Quincey.

{

Eu*de`mon*is"tic

,

Eu*d`mon*is"tic

(?) }, a. Of or pertaining to eudemonism.

{

Eu*de`mon*is"tic*al

,

Eu*d`mon*is"tic*al

(?) }, a. Eudemonistic.
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