from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A feeling of great happiness or well-being.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An excited state of joy, a good feeling, a state of intense happiness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a strong pleasant feeling of well-being or happiness; it is often caused by attainment of a desired goal or other incident of accomplishment, but may irrationally accompany a pathological manic state.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology: A disposition to bear pain well.
- n. The state of feeling well, especially when occurring in a diseased person. Also called eupathia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation
But the euphoria is about one year, Dychtwald says, until ...
The tidings of 'Change' which sent the nation in euphoria with the coming of Obama have evaporated.
This British dude just said the "f" word (he was bleeped, my ears were saved), and Danny Boyle's face is frozen in euphoria behind him.
The most technically flawless jazz singer is not necessarily the best, but Holland's Fay Claassen's virtuosity comes with a kind of built-in euphoria that demolishes resistance.
Recognize when they are employing "magic"::: Peaked euphoria is the fuel of dysfunction and can help you identify these "open doors" in your life.
And -- though the author's description of crowd euphoria is appealing and not conservative or reactionary -- some people's euphoric impulses are dangerous to themselves and others.
After the short-term euphoria wears off from the Obama stimulus packages, we'll be left to discover that we've not only squandered even more current and future savings, but that we have cooked up the perfect recipe for stagflation.
We have learned that politics for the sake of power may produce short-term euphoria and political gains, but it results in a "crash and burn" that leaves behind long term suffering.
This first-book euphoria is something to be savored in every pore and taste bud.
A survey of 1,001 Americans completed earlier this week found that short-term euphoria didn't translate into long-term optimism about personal finances.
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