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1. rousing

adjective. ['ˈraʊzɪŋ'] capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement.

Synonyms

  • stirring

Antonyms

  • unexciting
  • inactivation

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Words that Rhyme with Rousing

  • espousing
  • browsing
  • housing
  • bowsing

Example sentences of the word rousing


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
If your baby is sleeping during these times, let her rest instead of rousing her.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Here are the basic rules for your kids to start up a rousing game with the neighborhood kids.

3. Adjective
Feel free to toss a tennis ball or other safe object for a rousing game of fetch.

Quotes containing the word rousing


1. Trusting God's grace means trusting God's love for us rather than our love for God. […] Therefore our prayers should consist mainly of rousing our awareness of God's love for us rather than trying to rouse God's awareness of our love for him, like the priests of Baal on Mount Carmel (1 Kings 18:26-29).
- Peter Kreeft, Prayer for Beginners

2. rabble-rousing

adjective. arousing to action or rebellion.

Synonyms

  • seditious
  • incendiary
  • provocative
  • inflammatory
  • instigative

Antonyms

  • loyal
  • noncombustible
  • unexciting
  • unsexy

3. rousing

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • discouragement
  • finish
  • unmoving

4. rousing

adjective. ['ˈraʊzɪŋ'] rousing to activity or heightened action as by spurring or goading.

Antonyms

  • exciting
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