Someone who feels dysphoric is unhappy and full of anxiety. If your friend spends most of his time sighing, moping, and crying, he's probably dysphoric — and you should probably see if he wants to talk.

Euphoria is a state of extreme happiness, and dysphoria is the opposite: it’s a negative feeling, especially about life in general. When someone is full of dysphoria, they’re dysphoric: unhappy. Being dysphoric is a lot like being depressed. If you are familiar with the Winnie-the-Pooh stories by A. A. Milne, then you know Eeyore — a dysphoric donkey.

Definitions of dysphoric
  1. adjective
    generalized feeling of distress
    synonyms: distressed, unhappy
    affected or marked by low spirits
    experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
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    characterized by an exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation
    elated, giddy
    exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits
    tending to produce euphoria
    marked by exaggerated feelings of euphoria and delusions of grandeur
    enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
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