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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wel-bee-ing]
    • /ˈwɛlˈbi ɪŋ/
    • /ˌwelˈbiː.ɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wel-bee-ing]
    • /ˈwɛlˈbi ɪŋ/

Definitions of wellbeing word

  • noun wellbeing a good or satisfactory condition of existence; a state characterized by health, happiness, and prosperity; welfare: to influence the well-being of the nation and its people. 1
  • noun wellbeing Alternative spelling of well-being. 1
  • noun wellbeing the condition of being contented, healthy, or successful; welfare 0

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Origin of wellbeing

First appearance:

before 1605
One of the 40% oldest English words
First recorded in 1605-15

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Parts of speech for Wellbeing


wellbeing popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

wellbeing usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for wellbeing

noun wellbeing

  • comfort — If you are doing something in comfort, you are physically relaxed and contented, and are not feeling any pain or other unpleasant sensations.
  • happiness — the quality or state of being happy.
  • health — the general condition of the body or mind with reference to soundness and vigor: good health; poor health.
  • prosperity — a successful, flourishing, or thriving condition, especially in financial respects; good fortune.
  • welfare — the good fortune, health, happiness, prosperity, etc., of a person, group, or organization; well-being: to look after a child's welfare; the physical or moral welfare of society.

Antonyms for wellbeing

noun wellbeing

  • disadvantage — absence or deprivation of advantage or equality.
  • handicap — a race or other contest in which certain disadvantages or advantages of weight, distance, time, etc., are placed upon competitors to equalize their chances of winning.
  • hindrance — an impeding, stopping, preventing, or the like.
  • loss — detriment, disadvantage, or deprivation from failure to keep, have, or get: to bear the loss of a robbery.
  • restriction — something that restricts; a restrictive condition or regulation; limitation.

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