Definition of eucatastrophe in English:

eucatastrophe

noun

rare
  • A sudden and favourable resolution of events in a story; a happy ending.

    • ‘Tolkien called the gospel account the ‘eucatastrophe’, the happiest of all tragedies, because it satisfies the human heart's deepest yearnings, including the desire for an epic mythology.’
    • ‘Nowadays, a vulnerable hero can suffer and achieve his mission, can protect and serve through pain and death because Christ's eucatastrophe brought about a revolution in literature.’

Origin

Mid 20th century: said to have been coined by Tolkien.

Pronunciation:

eucatastrophe

/ˌjuːkəˈtastrəfi/