Definition of Aroused

1. Adjective. Aroused to action. "The aroused opposition"

Similar to: Awakened



2. Adjective. Emotionally aroused.
Exact synonyms: Stimulated, Stirred, Stirred Up
Similar to: Excited

3. Adjective. Brought to a state of great tension. "All wound up for a fight"
Exact synonyms: Wound Up
Similar to: Tense

4. Adjective. Feeling great sexual desire. "Feeling horny"
Exact synonyms: Horny, Randy, Ruttish, Steamy, Turned On
Similar to: Sexy
Derivative terms: Horniness

5. Adjective. Keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement. "He was aflame with desire"
Exact synonyms: Ablaze, Aflame
Similar to: Passionate

6. Adjective. (of persons) excessively affected by emotion. "She was worked up about all the noise"
Exact synonyms: Emotional, Excited, Worked Up
Similar to: Agitated
Derivative terms: Emotionality

Definition of Aroused

1. Verb. (past of arouse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aroused

1. arouse [v] - See also: arouse

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aroused

around
around-the-clock
around Robin Hood's barn
around the Horn
around the bend
around the clock
around the corner
around the world
arousable
arousal function
arousal reaction
arousals
aroused (current term)
arouser
arousers
arouses
arousing
arousingly
arousings
arow
aroyl
aroynt
aroynted
aroynting
aroynts
aroze
arpa

Literary usage of Aroused

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry Dana (1911)
"At seven o'clock in the morning, it being our watch below, we were aroused from a sound sleep by the cry of " All hands ahoy! a man overboard! ..."

2. The Confessions of S. Augustine: Book I-X. by Augustine (1886)
"CHAPTER I. He declares the greatness of God: and by Him aroused desires to seek and call upon Him. REAT art Thou, O Lord, and greatly to be praised " VJT ..."

3. The Diary and Letters of Gouverneur Morris: Minister of the United States to by Gouverneur Morris (1888)
"Suspicions aroused by the suddenness of his departure. ... Suspicions were at once aroused that his journey had some political significance, ..."

4. The Principles of Scientific Management by Frederick Winslow Taylor (1911)
"With most readers great sympathy will be aroused because seven out of eight of these pig-iron handlers were thrown out of a job. This sympathy is entirely ..."

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