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 dormant faculties. [1913 Webster]

Grasping his spear, forth issued to arouse His brother, mighty sovereign on the host. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

No suspicion was aroused. --Merivale. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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 — adjective 1. aroused to action (Freq. 1) the aroused opposition • Similar to: ↑awakened 2. emotionally aroused (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑stimulated, ↑stirred, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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

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

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”