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euphoria

n. a state of optimism, cheerfulness, and wellbeing. A morbid degree of euphoria is characteristic of mania and hypomania. See also ecstasy, elation.

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Concise Medical Dictionary (9 ed.)

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2015
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... n. a state of optimism, cheerfulness, and wellbeing. A morbid degree of euphoria is characteristic of mania and hypomania . See also ecstasy , elation...

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A Dictionary of Nursing (7 ed.)

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2017
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...euphoria [yoo- for -iă] n. a state of cheerfulness and wellbeing. A morbid degree of euphoria is characteristic of mania and hypomania. See also ecstasy , elation...

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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... n. An affective state of exaggerated well-being or elation. euphoric adj . [From Greek eu good + pherein to bear + - ia indicating a condition or...

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A Dictionary of Plant Sciences (3 ed.)

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2013
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... (family Sapindaceae ) A genus of trees and shrubs that includes E. longana which is cultivated for its fruit, the longan. There are 15 species, occurring from India and southern China to...

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The Oxford Companion to the Body

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2003
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...coterminous etymology of Christopher, from the martyred giant who achieved his sainthood by carrying Christ. This idea of euphoria as a state achieved through effort and activity has now largely disappeared. With the advent of Christianity and the rise of Calvinism, in particular, a more passive view of the self and its emotions has emerged. Euphoria is now regarded as a state which overwhelms the personality. In medical terms euphoria is defined as a form of mood elevation inappropriate to circumstances, brought on by diseases of the nervous system such...

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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2009
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202 words

... A typically grandiose US band from the era of progressive rock, Euphoria were formed at the end of the 60s by William D. Lincoln and Hamilton Wesley Watt Jnr. Their sole album, released on Capitol Records in 1969, was titled A Gift From Euphoria and featured a wide-ranging collection of country, psychedelic rock and folk moments, interspersed with ballads and neo-orchestral flourishes. The band, originally a quartet, was originally forged in Houston, Texas, USA, but like peers the 13th Floor Elevators and Big Brother And The Holding Company , they...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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... • barrier , carrier, farrier, harrier, tarrier • Calabria , Cantabria • Andrea • Kshatriya • Bactria • Amu Darya , aria, Zaria • Alexandria • Ferrier , terrier • destrier • aquaria , area, armamentaria, Bavaria, Bulgaria, caldaria, cineraria, columbaria, filaria, frigidaria, Gran Canaria, herbaria, honoraria, malaria, pulmonaria, rosaria, sacraria, Samaria, solaria, tepidaria, terraria • atria , gematria • Assyria , Illyria, Styria, Syria • Laurier , warrior • hypochondria , mitochondria • Austria • auditoria , ciboria,...

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

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2002
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... noun L17 Modern Latin (from Greek, from euphoros borne well, healthy, from as eu - good + pherein to bear). Originally, a state of well-being, especially as produced in a sick person by a medicine. Now, a strong feeling of well-being, cheerfulness, and optimism, especially one based on overconfidence or overoptimism; a mood marked by this, as symptomatic of a mental illness or the influence of...

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Pocket Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary: English-French (4 ed.)

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2012
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Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary: English-Italian (4 ed.)

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2012
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