euphoria

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Ancient Greek εὐφορία (euphoría), from εὔφορος (eúphoros, bearing well), from εὖ (, well) + φέρειν (phérein, to bear).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: yo͞o-fôr′-ē-ə, IPA(key): /juːˈfɔːɹi.ə/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔːriə

Noun[edit]

euphoria (countable and uncountable, plural euphorias)

  1. An excited state of joy; a feeling of intense happiness.
    The runner was in (a state of) absolute euphoria after winning his first marathon.

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Further reading[edit]

  • euphoria in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • euphoria at OneLook Dictionary Search