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1. emotional

adjective. ['ɪˈmoʊʃənəl, ˈiːˌmoʊʃənəl'] of more than usual emotion.

Synonyms

  • emotive
  • low-down
  • mind-blowing
  • maudlin
  • schmalzy
  • supercharged
  • schmaltzy
  • touched
  • releasing
  • warm
  • funky
  • moved
  • temperamental
  • drippy
  • warm-toned
  • hot-blooded
  • lyric
  • affected
  • mawkish
  • kitschy
  • emotionalism
  • little
  • moody
  • moving
  • mushy
  • charged
  • emotionality
  • affectional
  • soppy
  • overemotional
  • hokey
  • affective
  • soupy
  • slushy
  • sentimental
  • stirred
  • passionate
  • soulful
  • het up
  • bathetic
  • cathartic
  • lyrical

Antonyms

  • unmoving
  • unmoved
  • passionless
  • cool
  • unemotional

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • emotion (English)
  • émotion (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Emotional Arousal

  • menopausal
  • spousal
  • howsell

Example sentences of the word emotional-arousal


1. Noun Phrase
Surprise is an emotional arousal based on the experience of an unexpected event.

2. Noun Phrase
The hypothalamus also regulates your responses to stress and emotional arousal.

2. emotional

adjective. ['ɪˈmoʊʃənəl, ˈiːˌmoʊʃənəl'] (of persons) excessively affected by emotion.

Synonyms

  • agitated
  • aroused
  • excited

Antonyms

  • dry
  • careful
  • tight
  • tidy

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • emotion (English)
  • émotion (French)

3. arousal

noun. ['ɝˈaʊzəl'] the act of arousing.

Synonyms

  • rousing
  • wakening
  • awakening
  • waking up
  • incitation
  • excitation
  • inflammation
  • stimulation
  • excitement
  • inspiration
  • incitement
  • change of state
  • inflaming
  • stirring

Antonyms

  • incognizance
  • lose
  • inactivation
  • heterosexual

4. arousal

noun. ['ɝˈaʊzəl'] awakening from sleep.

Antonyms

  • femaleness

5. arousal

noun. ['ɝˈaʊzəl'] mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse.

Synonyms

  • feel
  • caressing
  • stimulation
  • petting
  • smooching
  • sex
  • sexual activity
  • sex activity
  • hugging
  • snuggling
  • kissing
  • sexual practice
  • cuddling
  • foreplay
  • necking

Antonyms

  • homosexual
  • sexual
  • asexual
  • male

6. arousal

noun. ['ɝˈaʊzəl'] a state of heightened physiological activity.

Synonyms

  • emotional arousal
  • sexual arousal
  • irritation
  • alerting
  • excitation
  • desire
  • alertness
  • innervation
  • physiological condition
  • physiological state

Antonyms

  • androgynous
  • unstimulating
  • unprovocative
  • exciting
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