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euphoric

[yoo-fawr-ik, -for-] /yuˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/
adjective
1.
intensely happy or confident:
She was euphoric when she received the Oscar.
2.
Psychology. in a state of happy and confident well-being sometimes exaggerated in pathological states as mania.
Origin of euphoric
Related forms
euphorically, adverb
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adj.

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

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