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Synonyms for aroused

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aroused(adj)

    aroused to action

    "the aroused opposition"

    Synonyms:
    randy, wound up, stirred, excited, worked up, stimulated, turned on(p), ablaze, aflame, horny, ruttish, emotional, steamy, stirred up

    Antonyms:
    unexcited, unsexy, relaxed, unawakened, passionless, unagitated

  2. stimulated, stirred, stirred up, aroused(adj)

    emotionally aroused

    Synonyms:
    horny, stimulated, ruttish, aflame, moved(p), emotional, stirred, affected, turned on(p), randy, touched, worked up, wound up, steamy, stirred up, excited, ablaze

    Antonyms:
    unagitated, passionless, unawakened, unsexy, unexcited, relaxed

  3. aroused, wound up(adj)

    brought to a state of great tension

    "all wound up for a fight"

    Synonyms:
    randy, wound up, stirred, excited, worked up, stimulated, turned on(p), ablaze, aflame, horny, ruttish, emotional, steamy, stirred up

    Antonyms:
    relaxed, unawakened, unexcited, passionless, unagitated, unsexy

  4. aroused, horny, randy, ruttish, steamy, turned on(p)(adj)

    feeling great sexual desire

    "feeling horny"

    Antonyms:
    passionless, unawakened, unsexy, unagitated, unexcited, relaxed

  5. ablaze, aflame, aroused(adj)

    keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement

    "his face all ablaze with excitement"- Bram Stoker; "he was aflame with desire"

    Synonyms:
    ablaze(p), aflare(p), horny, aflame(p), stimulated, ruttish, aflame, afire(p), alight(p), emotional, stirred, on fire(p), reddened, inflamed, turned on(p), randy, worked up, wound up, steamy, stirred up, excited, ablaze

    Antonyms:
    relaxed, passionless, unsexy, unexcited, unagitated, unawakened

  6. aroused, emotional, excited, worked up(adj)

    (of persons) excessively affected by emotion

    "he would become emotional over nothing at all"; "she was worked up about all the noise"

    Synonyms:
    horny, stimulated, delirious, aflame, ruttish, emotional, stirred, activated, turned on(p), randy, frantic, unrestrained, mad, worked up, wound up, steamy, stirred up, excited, ablaze

    Antonyms:
    passionless, unawakened, relaxed, unagitated, unsexy, unexcited

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    excited, awakened, raised, provoked, attracted, caused, sparked, generated

How to use aroused in a sentence?

  1. Margo Mullinax:

    They might feel more aroused throughout the day, then go home and transfer that desire to their partner.

  2. Arnold J. Toynbee:

    Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.

  3. Pat Conroy, "The Lords of Discipline":

    I wanted to become the seeker, the aroused and passionate explorer, and it was better going at it knowing nothing at all, always choosing the unmarked bottle, always choosing your own unproven method, armed with nothing but faith and a belief in astonishment.

  4. Émile Durkheim:

    From top to bottom of the ladder, greed is aroused without knowing where to find ultimate foothold. Nothing can calm it, since its goal is far beyond all it can attain. Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.

  5. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    The Filipino loves his country no less than the Spaniard does his, and although he is quieter, more peaceful and with more difficulty stirred up, once aroused he does not hesitate and for him the struggle means death to the finish. He has both the meekness and ferocity of the carabao. Climate affects bipeds in the same way it does quadrupeds.

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2889caused
#3144raised
#3153affected
#4248mad
#5027emotional
#5289horny
#6352excited
#7237randy
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#9970touched
#11235attracted
#16468stimulated
#23894stirred
#24491frantic
#24677sparked
#28405provoked
#28877aroused
#29607awakened
#35414steamy
#40371delirious
#41748inflamed
#51081ablaze
#56945unrestrained
#91489aflame
#97058reddened

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