AskDefine | Define euphoria

Dictionary Definition

euphoria n : a feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation [ant: dysphoria]

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English

Etymology

From (euphoria)

Pronunciation

Noun

euphoria
  1. An excited state of joy, a good feeling, a state of intense happiness.

Translations

Extensive Definition

Euphoria or euphoric may refer to:
An album:
A song:
A musical group:
In film and television:
In computing:
Euphoria may also be:
  • a propaganda technique meant to induce the emotion euphoria in order to boost morale or acceptance

See also

euphoria in German: Euphoria
euphoria in French: Euphorie
euphoria in Japanese: ユーフォリア
euphoria in Portuguese: Euphoria

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abstraction, abulia, acceptance, alienation, amusement, animal pleasure, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apathy, bodily pleasure, carnal delight, catatonic stupor, comfort, composure, compulsion, content, contentedness, contentment, coziness, creature comforts, dejection, depression, detachment, ease, ecstasy, elation, emotionalism, endpleasure, enjoyment, entertainment, entire satisfaction, exaltation, exhilaration, folie du doute, forepleasure, frenzy, fruition, fulfillment, fun, glee, gratification, great satisfaction, gusto, happiness, hearty enjoyment, hypochondria, hysteria, hysterics, indifference, insensibility, intellectual pleasure, intoxication, joie de vivre, keen pleasure, kicks, lethargy, luxury, madness, mania, melancholia, mental distress, obsession, pathological indecisiveness, peace of mind, physical pleasure, pleasure, preoccupation, psychalgia, psychomotor disturbance, quiet pleasure, reconcilement, reconciliation, relish, resignation, satisfaction, self-gratification, self-indulgence, sensual pleasure, sensuous pleasure, sexual pleasure, stupor, sweetness of life, tic, titillation, twitching, unresponsiveness, voluptuousness, well-being, withdrawal, zest
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