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February 5, 2023

Word of the Day: Weal

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Word of the Day : February 5, 2023

weal \WEEL\ noun

What It Means

Weal is a somewhat old-fashioned word that refers to “a state of being happy, healthy, and successful.” Weal is usually ascribed to large groups of people, rather than individuals, as in the phrases “common weal” or “public weal.”

// Before presenting the bill to the legislature, the senator spoke of her devotion to the general weal.

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Aired February 5, 2023

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