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euthenics

eu·then·ics

euthenics

pronunciation:
yu the nihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) a science dealing with the betterment of human life and performance by improving environment. (Cf. eugenics.)
derivation: euthenist (n.)
Word Parts
The word euthenics contains the following parts:
eu Greek prefix that means good, well
synonyms:
ben, bene, bon
antonyms:
mal, male, dys-
 
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology