Root Word of the Day: EUPHORIA

euphoria (noun) – a feeling of bliss or great happiness
BREAKDOWN: EU- (good) + PHOR- (bearing) + -IA (state)
euphoric means feeling intensely happy or confident
euphoriant means tending to produce euphoria


This word is built on the root PHOR-, which means to bear, bearing, or bring.
Common PHOR- words include metaphor, pheromone, and phosphorescent.
More esoteric PHOR- words include dysphoric.

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