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[yoo-fawr-ik, -for-] /yuˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/
intensely happy or confident:
She was euphoric when she received the Oscar.
Psychology. in a state of happy and confident well-being sometimes exaggerated in pathological states as mania.
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euphorically, adverb Unabridged
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  • If you get it done, you get that euphoric feeling of Victory.
  • This should be a euphoric night of dance music, provided you can get in, so arrive early and be prepared to stay late.
  • The mood was euphoric.
  • The event was packed with euphoric entrepreneurs toasting their grand plans.
  • Each time the euphoric exhilaration returned.
  • The crowd responded with a euphoric cheer.
  • The market response was euphoric.
  • The protest appeared peaceful but not euphoric.
  • In a boom, it's what the most euphoric buyer will pay.
  • The work also gave me almost a euphoric, manic high.
Word Origin and History for euphoric

1888, with reference to hashish, from euphoria + -ic. The noun meaning "a drug which causes euphoria" is from 1934.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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