Use euphoria to describe a feeling of great happiness and well-being, but know that euphoria often more than that––it's unusually, crazy happy, over the top.

Euphoria can even be classified as a mental illness. The earliest use of euphoria was to describe the relief provided by a medical procedure. The word was borrowed from New Latin, from the Greek word meaning "ability to bear easily, fertility," from euphoros "healthy," from the prefix eu- "good, well" plus pherein "to bear."

Definitions of euphoria
  1. noun
    a feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation
    synonyms: euphory
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    abnormal depression and discontent
    type of:
    elation, high spirits, lightness
    a feeling of joy and pride
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