- 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"
- An almost pleasurable sensation of fright.
- usage: "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
- Something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation.
- usage: "the thrills of space travel"
- Cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input.
- usage: "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"
- Feel sudden intense sensation or emotion.
- usage: "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
- Tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement.
- Fill with sublime emotion.
- usage: "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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