- nounADJECTIVE▪ general, overall▪ emotional, mental, physical, psychological, social, spiritual▪ human, personal▪ economic, financial, materialVERB + WELL-BEING▪ contribute to, enhance, ensure, improve, promote▪
A better water supply would contribute dramatically to the people's well-being.▪ threaten▪ affectPHRASES▪ health and well-being▪ a sense of well-being▪
She was filled with a sense of well-being.
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