1. adrenaline

noun. ['əˈdrɛnələn'] a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action.


  • neurotransmitter
  • catecholamine
  • Adrenalin
  • pressor
  • epinephrine
  • endocrine
  • epinephrin
  • vasoconstrictive
  • vasoconstrictor
  • internal secretion


  • exocrine


  • -ine (English)
  • -ine (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • adrenal (English)
  • ad- (English)

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Rhymes with Adrenaline

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How do you pronounce adrenaline?

Pronounce adrenaline as əˈdrɛnələn.

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Sentences with adrenaline

1. Noun, singular or mass
Be aware that other factors outside of caffeine use can influence your adrenal glands and the release of adrenaline.

Quotes about adrenaline

1. A sofa on an elevator would be like a slow roller coaster where you get to work on your small talk skills. Oh yes, I am an adrenaline junky.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. The feeling of loving her and being loved by her welled up in him, and he could taste the adrenaline in the back of his throat, and maybe it wasn't over, and maybe he could feel her hand in his again and hear her loud, brash voice contort itself into a whisper to say I-love-you as if it were a secret, and an immense one.
- John Green, An Abundance of Katherines

3. When money and hype recede from the art world, one thing I won't miss will be what curator Francesco Bonami calls the 'Eventocracy.' All this flashy 'art-fair art' and those highly produced space-eating spectacles and installations wow you for a minute until you move on to the next adrenaline event.
- Jerry Saltz