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euphoria

eu·pho·ri·a

euphoria

 
pronunciation:
yu fo ri
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a strong feeling of well-being or elation, sometimes unrealistic or unwarranted, and able to be induced by certain drugs.
Dancing to trance music can induce a state of euphoria.
antonyms:
anxiety, depression, sadness
derivations: euphoric (adj.), euphorically (adv.)
Word Parts
The word euphoria contains the following parts:
eu Greek prefix that means good, well
synonyms:
ben, bene, bon
antonyms:
mal, male, dys-
 
phor, -phore Greek root that means carry, bear