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English adjective: rousing

1. rousing capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement


SamplesA rousing sermon.
Stirring events such as wars and rescues.


Synonymsstirring


Similarstimulating


Antonymsunexciting, unstimulating

2. rousing rousing to activity or heightened action as by spurring or goading


SamplesTossed a rousing political comment into the conversation.


Similarprovocative


Antonymsunprovocative, unprovoking


English noun: rousing

1. rousing (act) the act of arousing


SamplesThe purpose of art is the arousal of emotions.


Synonymsarousal


Broader (hypernym)change of state


Narrower (hyponym)awakening, excitation, excitement, incitation, incitement, inflaming, inflammation, inspiration, stimulation, stirring, titillation, wakening, waking up









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