Euphoria vs Arousal - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between euphoria and arousal

is that euphoria is an excited state of joy, a good feeling, a state of intense happiness while arousal is the act of arousing or the state of being aroused.

euphoria

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An excited state of joy, a good feeling, a state of intense happiness.
  • Antonyms

    * dysphoria * bad trip

    Derived terms

    * euphoriant * euphoric * euphorically * euphorigenic

    arousal

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of arousing or the state of being aroused.
  • bodily arousal
    emotional arousal
    to influence the arousal of brain and behavior
  • Sexual arousal.
  • Some people get sexual arousal from the depiction of feet.
  • A physiological and psychological state of being awake or reactive to stimuli, including elevated heart rate and blood pressure and a condition of sensory alertness, mobility and readiness to respond.
  • * 2003 , Jinhee Choi, "Fits and Startles: Cognitivism Revisited," The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism , vol. 61, no. 2 (Spring), p. 152,
  • Subjects report the physiological arousals induced by adrenaline and placebo differently.
  • Arousal from sleep or hibernation.
  • the mechanism for arousal from sleep
    the animal undergoes regular spells of arousal

    Synonyms

    * horniness