HyperDic: arousal

English > 4 senses of the word arousal:
NOUNactarousal, rousingthe act of arousing
statearousala state of heightened physiological activity
cognitionarousalawakening from sleep / sleep / sleep
actarousal, foreplay, stimulationmutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
arousal > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > arousal: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of arousing.
Example"the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions"
Narrowerawakening, wakening, waking upThe act of waking
excitation, excitementSomething that agitates and arouses
incitation, incitementAn act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating / instigating
inflammation, inflamingarousal / arousal to violent emotion
inspiration, stirringArousing to a particular emotion or action
stimulationThe act of arousing an organism to action
titillationAn agreeable arousal
Broaderchange of stateThe act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics / characteristics
Catalandeixondiment, estimulació
Verbsarousecall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
English > arousal: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA state of heightened physiological activity.
Narroweralertness, alertingA state of readiness to respond
desireSomething that is desired
emotional arousalThe arousal of strong emotions and emotional behavior
excitation, innervation, irritationThe neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
sexual arousalThe arousal / arousal of sexual desires in preparation for sexual behavior
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
English > arousal: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaningawakening from sleep / sleep / sleep.
BroaderwakefulnessA periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world
Verbsarousecause to become awake or conscious
arousestop sleeping
English > arousal: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningmutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse.
Synonymsforeplay, stimulation
Narrowercaressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snugglingaffectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
feelmanual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure
Broadersexual activity, sexual practice, sex, sex activityActivities associated with sexual intercourse
Spanishestimulación, exitación, foreplay, juego sexual, preámbulo sexual
Catalanestimulació, exitació, foreplay

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