[yoo-fawr-ee-uh, -fohr-] /yuˈfɔr i ə, -ˈfoʊr-/
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.
Psychology. a feeling of happiness, confidence, or well-being sometimes exaggerated in pathological states as mania.
[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.
a feeling of great elation, esp when exaggerated
1727, a physician’s term for “condition of feeling healthy and comfortable (especially when sick),” medical Latin, from Greek euphoria “power of enduring easily,” from euphoros, literally “bearing well,” from eu “well” (see eu-) + pherein “to carry” (see infer). Non-technical use, now the main one, dates to 1882 and is perhaps a reintroduction.
1888, with reference to hashish, from euphoria + -ic. The noun meaning “a drug which causes euphoria” is from 1934.
euphoria eu·pho·ri·a (yōō-fôr’ē-ə)
A feeling of great happiness or well-being, commonly exaggerated and not necessarily well founded.
[yoo-fawr-i-jen-ik, -fohr-] /yuˌfɔr ɪˈdʒɛn ɪk, -ˌfoʊr-/ adjective 1. giving rise to a feeling of well-being.
[yoo-foh-tik] /yuˈfoʊ tɪk/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to the layer or zone of sea water that receives enough sunlight for photosynthesis to occur, varying greatly with season and latitude, from 0 to 1200 feet (0–360 meters). /juːˈfəʊtɪk; -ˈfɒt-/ adjective 1. (ecology) denoting or relating to the uppermost part of a sea or lake down […]
[yoo-foh-tik] /yuˈfoʊ tɪk/ noun, Oceanography. 1. the layer of sea water that receives enough sunlight for photosynthesis to occur: it varies greatly with season and latitude, from 0 to 1200 ft. (0–360 m). noun See photic zone
[yoo-fruh-see] /ˈyu frə si/ noun, plural euphrasies. Botany. 1. . /ˈjuːfrəsɪ/ noun (pl) -sies 1. another name for eyebright