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euthymia

/juːˈθɪmɪə/
noun
1.
(psychol) a pleasant state of mind
Word Origin
eu- + -thymia
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  • On all common occasions euthymia looked up to her friend as her superior.

    A Mortal Antipathy Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • But oh, doctor, if you could only persuade euthymia to become a physician!

    A Mortal Antipathy Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • euthymia had carried off this letter and read it by herself.

    A Mortal Antipathy Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • The doctor could not help thinking of that meeting with euthymia of which she had spoken to him.

    A Mortal Antipathy Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • But euthymia was not a young woman to be looked upon with indifference.

    A Mortal Antipathy Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • euthymia said, "or has some one been putting the idea into your head?"

    A Mortal Antipathy Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • euthymia had sat down upon a bank, and was still supporting him.

    A Mortal Antipathy Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • He told this to euthymia, and explained the matter to her parents and friends.

    A Mortal Antipathy Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • euthymia's task was a delicate one, but she knew how to disguise its difficulty.

    A Mortal Antipathy Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • euthymia was not quite sure that this would be the best thing for the patient.

    A Mortal Antipathy Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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