Dysphoria is the opposite of euphoria. Whereas euphoria is a feeling of well-being, dysphoria is a state marked by feeling of unease or discomfort.
Curious, I cruised the Web to see if I might find other instances of clip used in a context calling for click. I was surprised by how common the error seems to be. Here are just a few examples that I found.
A pronoun that ends in -self or -selves is either reflexive or intensive.
Referring to a recent post, a reader wants to know why I wrote, “Here are a dozen common subordinating conjunctions” and not, “Here is a dozen common subordinating conjunctions.”
Clauses function as one of three parts of speech: adverb, adjective, or noun. This review is about noun clauses.
The writer wishes to point out that the reported Ebola threat to the United States was not only short-lived, but also insubstantial, a “short-term phantom.”
What is the difference in form and forum? Are they interchangeable? If not, what is the correct usage for each one?
Like the indefinite article a/an, the word any derives from a form of the Old English word for one. Primarily an adjective, it is also used as a pronoun.
The other day I began listening to an interview between NPR’s Scott Simon and Dennis Ross, a member of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. My attention was stopped cold by this sentence in Simon’s opening remarks.
Most English strong verbs have become regularized over the years. Some are in transition, and a few seem to be with us for the foreseeable future.
Which is correct, “He USED to go to the game on Friday” or
“He USE to go to the game on Friday”?
Clauses function as one of three parts of speech: adverb, adjective, or noun. This review is about adjectival clauses (also called “adjective clauses”).