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euphoria

 [u-for´e-ah]
an exaggerated feeling of physical and mental well-being, especially when not justified by external reality. Euphoria may be induced by drugs such as opioids, amphetamines, and alcohol and is also a feature of mania. adj., adj euphor´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

eu·pho·ri·a

(yū-fōr'ē-ă),
1. A feeling of well-being, commonly exaggerated and not necessarily well founded.
2. The pleasure state induced by a drug or substance of abuse.
[eu- + G. pherō, to bear]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

eu·pho·ri·a

(yū-fōr'ē-ă)
A feeling of well-being, commonly exaggerated and not necessarily well founded.
[eu- + G. pherō, to bear]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

euphoria

A strong feeling of well-being or happiness. The term is sometimes used to mean an abnormally exaggerated feeling of elation.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Euphoria

An intense feeling of elation or well-being. Many marijuana users experience temporary euphoria.
Mentioned in: Marijuana
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

eu·pho·ri·a

(yū-fōr'ē-ă)
1. A feeling of well-being, not necessarily well founded.
2. The pleasure state induced by a drug or substance of abuse.
[eu- + G. pherō, to bear]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In the last few years, some have dismissed PAC and euphorically embraced mobile phones as a new panacea for development (Heeks, 2009).
He realizes that he shared his fascination for twins with Mengele and understands that while he was euphorically stuffing his mattress with boys' hair, this was indeed a reflection of the grim reality in the death camps where the hair of the victims was recycled for various purposes.
We are not euphorically optimistic, but we are optimistic that we have clearly hit the bottom, where in '10 we still were going down, wondering where the bottom of the pool was and wiggling our toes.
In this way, it has become certain that the stream will not cross Macedonia although the Government announced this euphorically last year.
Recounting the creation of CDSs, Gillian Tett quotes one bank executive waxing euphorically: "Five years hence, commentators will look back to the birth of the credit derivatives market as a watershed development ...
However, there is another part of the population that euphorically and emotionally salute this visit.
Three acts proceeded to euphorically bomb into the water to show their "wackiness".
(235) While Makak views whiteness both euphorically and dysphorically, his business partner Moustique clearly views it as an onus and sees it as a subaltern notion that is meant merely to subjugate those that it commodifies.
The entire country is celebrating these days and is euphorically driving pleasure from the present situation.
Over on the South Stage, the Chemical Brothers were received euphorically, smashing it up with chart blockbusters such as Block Rocking Beats.
Over on the South Stage, the Chemical Brothers were received euphorically with chart blockbusters such as Block Rocking Beats.
Step forward Whitley Bay Wembley winner and former youth team colleague Paul Robinson, who starred alongside Taylor for Tranmere Rovers long before the Scouser had his name chanted euphorically by Toon fans.