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euphoria

Line breaks: eu|phoria
Pronunciation: /juːˈfɔːrɪə
 
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Definition of euphoria in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness: in his euphoria, he had become convinced he could defeat them
More example sentences
  • Even thinking about seeing it brings a feeling of euphoria so intense that I'm having to resist the urge to go and lie down.
  • What is inducing this euphoria that proclaims that all is right with my world?
  • What he is doing or thinking Last night's bender has induced a kind of euphoria.
Synonyms
ecstasy, bliss, rapture, rhapsody, rhapsodies, intoxication, transport(s), cloud nine, heaven, paradise, seventh heaven
informal the top of the world

Origin

late 17th century (denoting well-being produced in a sick person by the use of drugs): modern Latin, from Greek, from euphoros 'borne well, healthy', from eu 'well' + pherein 'to bear'.

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