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Synonyms for thrill

Synonyms for (noun) thrill

Synonyms: thrill Definition: something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation Usage: the thrills of space travel

Similar words: excitation, excitement Definition: something that agitates and arouses Usage: he looked forward to the excitements of the day

Synonyms: chill, frisson, quiver, tingle, thrill, shiver, shudder Definition: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright Usage: a frisson of surprise shot through him

Similar words: fright, fear, fearfulness Definition: an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

Synonyms: flush, kick, boot, charge, bang, thrill, rush Definition: the swift release of a store of affective force Usage: they got a great bang out of it; what a boot!; he got a quick rush from injecting heroin; he does it for kicks

Similar words: excitement, exhilaration Definition: the feeling of lively and cheerful joy Usage: he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed

Synonyms for (verb) thrill

Synonyms: thrill, tickle, vibrate Definition: feel sudden intense sensation or emotion Usage: he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine

Similar words: excite, stimulate, stir, shake, shake up Definition: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of Usage: These stories shook the community; the civil war shook the country

Synonyms: beatify, inebriate, thrill, tickle pink, exalt, exhilarate Definition: fill with sublime emotion Usage: The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies; He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

Similar words: intoxicate, elate, pick up, lift up, uplift Definition: fill with high spirits; fill with optimism Usage: Music can uplift your spirits

Synonyms: thrill, throb, shiver, shudder Definition: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

Similar words: tremble Definition: move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways Usage: His hands were trembling when he signed the document

Synonyms: thrill Definition: cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input Usage: The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow

Similar words: stimulate, stir, excite Definition: stir feelings in Usage: stimulate my appetite; excite the audience; stir emotions