follow Dictionary.com

Your favorite word could be our Word of the Day!

greatest happiness principle

noun
1.
the ethical principle that an action is right in so far as it promotes the greatest happiness of the greatest number of those affected See utilitarianism
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for greatest

9
10
Scrabble Words With Friends