Euphoria - The Word for Monday, 29th October 2007

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Monday, 29th October 2007 : Today's Word is ...

Euphoria



( Noun )


Pronunciation : yoo-fáw-ree-a

1. A feeling of great joy, excitement, or well-being

2. Extreme happiness

3. A feeling of great happiness or well-being


Etymology:


Late 17th century - Via modern Latin - Greek - euphoros - borne well, healthy

Synonyms:


Elation, Ecstasy, Joy, Jubilation, Rapture, Excitement, Exhilaration, Bliss, Exultation


Antonyms:


Dysphoria, Despair


Contextual Examples:


• She was in a state of
euphoria after her win.


Related Words :


1.
Euphoric: Adjective

2.
Euphorically: Adverb

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