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Macarism


Macarism (MACK-uh-riz-um) Noun: -A philosophy in which one derives his or her pleasure from the inspiration of joy in others.

-Pleasure in or praise of another's joy; a beatitude.

-The practice of making others happy through praise and felicitation. From Greek makarismos, (beatification; attribution of good fortune). Used in a sentence: “The world would benefit tremendously if people would engage in more macarism and less masochism.”

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