Word of the Day: Euphoria

eu·pho·ria

noun \yü-ˈfr-ē-ə\

: a feeling of great happiness and excitement

Full Definition of EUPHORIA

:  a feeling of well-being or elation
eu·phor·ic adjective
eu·phor·i·cal·ly adverb

Examples of EUPHORIA

  1. The initial euphoria following their victory in the election has now subsided.
  2. The drug produces intense feelings of euphoria.

Origin of EUPHORIA

New Latin, from Greek, from euphoros healthy, from eu- + pherein to bear — more at bear

First Known Use: circa 1751
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