aroused


aroused
adjective
1. aroused to action (Freq. 1)
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the aroused opposition

Similar to: ↑awakened
2. emotionally aroused (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑stimulated, ↑stirred, ↑stirred up
Similar to: ↑excited
3. brought to a state of great tension
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all wound up for a fight

Syn: ↑wound up
Similar to: ↑tense
4. feeling great sexual desire
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feeling horny

Syn: ↑horny, ↑randy, ↑ruttish, ↑steamy, ↑turned on
Similar to: ↑sexy
Derivationally related forms: ↑horniness (for: ↑horny)
5. keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement
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"his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker

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he was aflame with desire

Syn: ↑ablaze, ↑aflame
Similar to: ↑passionate
6. (of persons) excessively affected by emotion
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he would become emotional over nothing at all

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she was worked up about all the noise

Syn: ↑emotional, ↑excited, ↑worked up
Similar to: ↑agitated
Derivationally related forms: ↑emotionality (for: ↑emotional)

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  • aroused — adj. 1. emotionally stimulated. Syn: stimulated, stirred, stirred up. [WordNet 1.5] 2. 1 brought to a state of great psychological tension. Syn: wound up. [WordNet 1.5] 3. 1 stimulated to a state of awareness and interest. the aroused opposition… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aroused — Arouse A*rouse , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Aroused}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arousing}.] [Pref. a + rouse.] To excite to action from a state of rest; to stir, or put in motion or exertion; to rouse; to excite; as, to arouse one from sleep; to arouse the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aroused — adj. easily; sexually aroused * * * sexually aroused easily …   Combinatory dictionary

  • aroused — Synonyms and related words: agog, alarmed, alerted, aquiver, atingle, atwitter, bursting, carried away, ebullient, effervescent, excited, exhilarated, fired, frightened, high, hopped up, impassioned, inflamed, keyed up, lathered up, manic, moved …   Moby Thesaurus

  • aroused — adj. excited, stirred into action; sexually stimulated; awakened, roused from sleep a·rouse || É™ raÊŠz v. excite, stimulate; prod, urge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aroused his curiosity — stirred his curiosity, made him curious, aroused his inquisitiveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aroused motive — a motive that is actively influencing behavior, or that can be inferred from actual behavior …   Medical dictionary

  • aroused his envy — caused him to be jealous, kindled resentment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aroused his interest — interested him, caught his eye …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aroused suspicion — made everyone suspicious of him/it …   English contemporary dictionary