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