Definition of Euphory

1. Noun. A feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation.

Exact synonyms: Euphoria
Generic synonyms: Elation, High Spirits, Lightness
Antonyms: Dysphoria
Derivative terms: Euphoric



Definition of Euphory

1. euphoria [n EUPHORIES] - See also: euphoria

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Euphory

euphorbiaceous
euphorbial
euphorbias
euphorbin euphorbine
euphorbium
euphoretic
euphoria
euphoriant
euphoriants
euphorias
euphoric
euphorically
euphories
euphorigenic
euphorogenic
euphory (current term)
euphotic
euphotic zone
euphotide
euphotides
euphotometric
euphrasia
euphrasias
euphrasies
euphrasy
euphroe
euphroes
euphuise
euphuised
euphuises

Literary usage of Euphory

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1. Synopsis of a Course of Lectures on the Anatomy, Physiology and Histo by John Alfred Benson (1895)
"Variations of personality in the normal state; euphory. Exaltation and depression. Borderland between the normal and the abnormal. ..."

2. Transactions (1878)
"The general euphory peculiar to these patients causes the exaggerated swelling ... Instead of this exaggerated euphory, other cases show a more depressed ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1892)
"... and again the normal state or usual tone of life known as euphory ? i Read at the meeting of The American Neurological Association, at Washington, ..."

4. Journal of the American Medical Association by American Medical Association (1890)
"A most important feature in its action is in the decided increase of the general euphory of the patient. There is a greater desire for, and a greater power ..."

5. The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"... this administration, there be respect had to the patient's strength, disease, euphory, or well-bearing, temperament of the air, and other circumstances. ..."

6. The Diseases of Personality by Théodule Ribot (1891)
"In the normal state there is a positive "euphory"; neither comfort nor discomfort arise from the body. Often, on the other hand, the vital functions become ..."

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