- 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.
Origin of euphoric
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Examples from the Web for euphoric
The director, Jonathan Demme, offers us a continuous rock experience that keeps building, becoming ever more intense and euphoric.The Stacks: Pauline Kael's Talking Heads Obsession
November 22, 2014
But when I wrote the check, it was the most euphoric feeling.Meet Justin Jedlica, the Real Life Ken Doll
April 15, 2014
Over-the-counter cough syrup may also be used, though the effects of that are more hallucinogenic than euphoric.Lil Wayne Hospitalization: What the Hell Is Sizzurp?
March 17, 2013
Upon hearing the news that the bill had passed in 2010, like many suffering with chronic pain, Portuguez was euphoric.New Jersey Patients in Pain Over Scarcity of Medical Marijuana
February 7, 2013
He should have been euphoric, and more than just euphoric, gracious.You’re Over, Lance Armstrong
January 18, 2013
"He's euphoric," Paula said again, but her face was stricken.The Stars, My Brothers
The expression was finally used in earnest, and, by euphoric changes, reached its present shape.
Both wore street jackets and both men had the unmistakable air of euphoric calm that came within seconds of Alcorn's approach.Assignment's End
Word Origin and History for euphoric
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