HyperDic: exciting

English > 2 senses of the word exciting:
ADJECTIVEallexcitingcreating or arousing excitement
allexcitingstimulating / stimulating interest and discussion
exciting > pronunciation
Soundsihksay'tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > exciting: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcreating or arousing excitement.
Example"an exciting account of her trip"
Attribute ofexcitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervourThe state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
Narrowerbreathless, breathtakingtending to cause suspension of regular breathing
elating, exhilaratingmaking lively and joyful / joyful
electric, galvanic, galvanizing, galvanisingaffected by emotion as if by electricity
electrifying, thrillingCausing a surge of emotion or excitement
glamorous, glamourousHaving an air of allure, romance and excitement
heady, intoxicatingExtremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
tickling, tingling, titillatingexciting by touching lightly so as to cause laughter or twitching / twitching movements
titillatingpleasantly and superficially exciting
See alsointerestingArousing or holding the attention
provocativeServing or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate
sexymarked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest
stimulatingrousing or quickening activity or the senses
Oppositeunexcitingnot exciting
Spanishemocionante, excitante
Catalanexcitant
Adverbsexcitinglyin an exciting manner
English > exciting: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningstimulating / stimulating interest and discussion.
Example"an exciting novel"
Broaderstimulatingrousing or quickening activity or the senses
Spanishcontrovertido, excitante, provocador, provocativo
Catalancontrovertit, provocador, provocatiu

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