euphoria Definition

a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness.

Using euphoria: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "euphoria" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Winning the championship brought a sense of euphoria to the team and its fans.

  • Example

    The drug induced a state of euphoria in the user.

  • Example

    She felt a wave of euphoria wash over her as she received the good news.

euphoria Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for euphoria

Phrases with euphoria

  • runner's high

    a feeling of euphoria that is experienced by some people after prolonged exercise


    After running for several miles, he experienced a runner's high and felt invigorated.

  • the tendency to remember past events in a positive light, often overlooking negative aspects


    Despite the hardships, she had a euphoric recall of her childhood and remembered it as a happy time.

  • euphoria-inducing

    causing or likely to cause a feeling of euphoria


    The music was so upbeat and lively that it had a euphoria-inducing effect on the crowd.

Origins of euphoria

from Greek 'euphoria', meaning 'power of enduring easily'


Summary: euphoria in Brief

Euphoria [yoo-fawr-ee-uh] is an intense feeling of excitement and happiness. It can be experienced through winning, drugs, or receiving good news. Phrases like 'runner's high' refer to the euphoria experienced after prolonged exercise, while 'euphoric recall' describes the tendency to remember past events positively. 'Euphoria-inducing' refers to anything that causes a feeling of euphoria.