euphoria

[yoo-fawr-ee-uh, -fohr-]
noun
1.
a state of intense happiness and self-confidence: She was flooded with euphoria as she went to the podium to receive her Student Research Award.
2.
Psychology. a feeling of happiness, confidence, or well-being sometimes exaggerated in pathological states as mania.

Origin:
1880–85; < Neo-Latin < Greek euphoría state of well-being. See eu-, -phore, -ia

euphoric [yoo-fawr-ik, -for-] , adjective
euphorically, adverb
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euphoria (juːˈfɔːrɪə)
 
n
a feeling of great elation, esp when exaggerated
 
[C19: from Greek: good ability to endure, from eu- + pherein to bear]
 
euphoric
 
adj

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euphoria
1727, a physician's term for "condition of feeling healthy and comfortable (especially when sick)," from Gk. euphoria "power of bearing easily, fertility," from euphoros, lit. "bearing well," from eu- "well" + pherein "to carry" (see infer). Non-technical use, now the main one, dates to 1882.
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euphoria eu·pho·ri·a (yōō-fôr'ē-ə)
n.
A feeling of great happiness or well-being, commonly exaggerated and not necessarily well founded.

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Euphoria definition


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Example sentences
The extreme euphoria induced by the drug has a reinforcing effect on users,
  addiction experts say.
Suddenly, anxiety gave way to optimism and euphoria.
In the meantime, the best thing to do to get over rejection malaise is to crowd
  it out with some acceptance euphoria.
Beware of this false euphoria.
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