euphoria euphoria  /ju ˈfɔ ri ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation

Usage(s):

  1. A lot has changed from the time the President took office amid fanfare, fireworks, and euphoria.
  2. It turns out that some of the euphoria of the Arab Spring was clearly premature.
  3. The euphoria of the success of the Indian Premier League has faded a bit after the uncovering of the spot fixing scams.

News

  1. ‘All Together Now’: Lou Taylor Pucci rocks out in all-night concert film — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

    The euphoria of an all-night concert — the crazy hook-ups, the booze and, of course, the killer music — is
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly

  2. TRACK AND FIELD: Former Poly star Bryshon Nellum wins NCAA 400 championship

    Although Bryshon Nellum made his first U.S. Olympic track and field team at Hayward Field, the USC sixth-year senior said he hadn't experienced the euphoria of winning a major 400-meter championship since his senior year at Long Beach Poly.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Long Beach Press-Telegram

  3. Top defense has Revs on nice roll

    FOXBORO — Fans like scoring, and the resulting highlight reel tallies bring all kinds of euphoria. But offensive explosions often mask the grinding, below the radar, blue-collar work of the defense. While last week’s 5-0 pounding of the defending MLS Cup champion Galaxy grabbed people’s attention, it is the Revolution defense which has been nothing short of brilliant this season.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

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Quotes

  1. "It will be a very dangerous match. I warned about this on the first day two years ago -- there's always the next game," he told reporters. "The euphoria at home is massive at the moment and maybe it's good that we're so far away and can't...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: AFP

  2. "With all this euphoria that's going on, this inside-the-Beltway Champagne toasting and all that, outside the Beltway the American people are very angry," McCain said on "GMA." "And they don't like it, and we're going to try to repeal this,...
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: John McCain Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

  3. "They say that cocaine increases self-confidence and creates a type of euphoria. I don't know," Hingis said. "I only know that if I were to try to hit the ball while in any state of euphoria, it simply wouldn't work. I would think that it...
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Martina Hingis Source: USA Today

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