Part of speech: noun

Welfare; health; prosperity.

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Usage examples "weal":

  1. Vanquished they stand before oblivion's gate, Knowing that soon the everlasting seal Of destiny shall all obliterate Their finished story, which, for woe or weal, Shall be with Him who writ to hide or to reveal. - "Pan and Aeolus: Poems", Charles Hamilton Musgrove.
  2. 10. Which from the exhaustless lore of human weal Dawns on the virtuous mind, etc. - "The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley Volume III", Percy Bysshe Shelley Edited by Thomas Hutchinson, M. A..
  3. Wherever two citizens met to devise a measure for the public weal, he was a third. - "The Promised Land", Mary Antin.