Definitions

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  • n. A normal, non-depressed, reasonably positive mood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Philosophical cheerfulness and calm; the avoidance of disturbing passions, as inculcated by Democritus and Epicurus.

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Examples

  • A study lends its owner, its privileged reader, what Seneca called euthymia, a Greek word which Seneca explained means "well-being of soul," and which he translated as "tranquillitas."

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  • The good is given many names, amongst them euthymia or cheerfulness, as well as privative terms, e.g. for the absence of fear.

    Democritus

  • Psychological profile analysis showed lower score for type-A personality and their mood behaviour in the hypomania-euthymia range compared with white coat and sustained hypertensives.

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