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thrill

 (thrĭl)
v. thrilled, thrill·ing, thrills
v.tr.
1. To cause to feel a sudden sensation of pleasure or delight; excite greatly: was thrilled to learn that she had won the contest.
2. To cause to quiver, tremble, or vibrate.
v.intr.
1. To feel a sudden sensation of pleasure or delight: "His answer came that afternoon and she thrilled to see the handwriting" (Susan Minot).
2. To quiver, tremble, or vibrate.
n.
1.
a. A sudden feeling of pleasure or excitement: It gave him a thrill to learn their secret.
b. A source or cause of pleasure or excitement: the thrills of the amusement park.
2. A quivering or trembling caused by sudden excitement or emotion.
3. Medicine A slight palpable vibration associated with a cardiac murmur and certain other cardiac or respiratory conditions.

[Middle English thrillen, alteration of thirlen, to pierce, from Old English thȳrlian, from thȳrel, hole; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

thrill′ing·ly adv.

thrill

(θrɪl)
n
1. a sudden sensation of excitement and pleasure: seeing his book for sale gave him a thrill.
2. a situation producing such a sensation: it was a thrill to see Rome for the first time.
3. a trembling sensation caused by fear or emotional shock
4. (Pathology) pathol an abnormal slight tremor associated with a heart or vascular murmur, felt on palpation
vb
5. to feel or cause to feel a thrill
6. to tremble or cause to tremble; vibrate or quiver
[Old English thӯrlian to pierce, from thyrel hole; see nostril, through]

thrill

(θrɪl)

v.t.
1. to affect with a sudden wave of excitement, as to produce a tingling sensation through the body: I was thrilled by the good news.
v.i.
2. to experience a wave of emotion or excitement: to thrill at the thought of home.
3. to vibrate or throb.
n.
4. a sudden wave of keen emotion or excitement.
5. something that produces such a sensation.
6. a thrilling experience.
7. an abnormal tremor within the body, as in the throat or heart.
[1250–1300; Middle English: orig., to penetrate, metathetic variant of thirlen to thirl]

thrill


Past participle: thrilled
Gerund: thrilling

Imperative
thrill
thrill
Present
I thrill
you thrill
he/she/it thrills
we thrill
you thrill
they thrill
Preterite
I thrilled
you thrilled
he/she/it thrilled
we thrilled
you thrilled
they thrilled
Present Continuous
I am thrilling
you are thrilling
he/she/it is thrilling
we are thrilling
you are thrilling
they are thrilling
Present Perfect
I have thrilled
you have thrilled
he/she/it has thrilled
we have thrilled
you have thrilled
they have thrilled
Past Continuous
I was thrilling
you were thrilling
he/she/it was thrilling
we were thrilling
you were thrilling
they were thrilling
Past Perfect
I had thrilled
you had thrilled
he/she/it had thrilled
we had thrilled
you had thrilled
they had thrilled
Future
I will thrill
you will thrill
he/she/it will thrill
we will thrill
you will thrill
they will thrill
Future Perfect
I will have thrilled
you will have thrilled
he/she/it will have thrilled
we will have thrilled
you will have thrilled
they will have thrilled
Future Continuous
I will be thrilling
you will be thrilling
he/she/it will be thrilling
we will be thrilling
you will be thrilling
they will be thrilling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been thrilling
you have been thrilling
he/she/it has been thrilling
we have been thrilling
you have been thrilling
they have been thrilling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been thrilling
you will have been thrilling
he/she/it will have been thrilling
we will have been thrilling
you will have been thrilling
they will have been thrilling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been thrilling
you had been thrilling
he/she/it had been thrilling
we had been thrilling
you had been thrilling
they had been thrilling
Conditional
I would thrill
you would thrill
he/she/it would thrill
we would thrill
you would thrill
they would thrill
Past Conditional
I would have thrilled
you would have thrilled
he/she/it would have thrilled
we would have thrilled
you would have thrilled
they would have thrilled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thrill - the swift release of a store of affective forcethrill - the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"
excitement, exhilaration - the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"
2.thrill - an almost pleasurable sensation of frightthrill - an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
fear, fearfulness, fright - an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
3.thrill - something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation; "the thrills of space travel"
excitation, excitement - something that agitates and arouses; "he looked forward to the excitements of the day"
Verb1.thrill - cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"
excite, stir, stimulate - stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
2.thrill - feel sudden intense sensation or emotionthrill - feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
stimulate, stir, shake up, excite, shake - stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
3.thrill - tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement
tremble - move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways; "His hands were trembling when he signed the document"
4.thrill - fill with sublime emotionthrill - fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
elate, intoxicate, uplift, lift up, pick up - fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits"

thrill

noun
1. pleasure, charge (slang), kick (informal), glow, sensation, buzz (slang), high, stimulation, tingle, titillation, flush of excitement I remember the thrill of opening presents on Christmas morning.
pleasure boredom, tedium, monotony, dullness, ennui, dreariness
2. trembling, throb, shudder, flutter, fluttering, tremor, quiver, vibration He felt a thrill of fear, of adrenaline.
verb
1. excite, stimulate, arouse, move, send (slang), stir, flush, tingle, electrify, titillate, give someone a kick The electric atmosphere both thrilled and terrified him.

thrill

verb
To move or excite greatly:
Slang: send.
noun
1. A strong, pleasant feeling of excitement or stimulation:
Informal: wallop.
Slang: bang, boot, high, kick.
2. A nervous shaking of the body:
Translations
رَعْشَةمَصْدَر فَرَحهَزَّةٌ من الفَرَحيَشْعُرُ بالإنْفِعال، يَهْتَزُّ طربا
rozechvěnírozechvětvzrušenívzrušující zážitek
henrykkehenrykkelsespænding
kiihtymys
uzbuđenje
æsandi upplifunspennavekja spennu hjá; vera spenntur
ぞくぞくする感じ
스릴
jaudinantis įvykisjaudintisjaudulystrileris
satraucošs notikums/pārdzīvojumssatrauktsatraukumssaviļņojumssaviļņot
rozochvenierozochvieťvzrušujúci zážitok
navdušitivznemirjenje
spänning
ความตื่นเต้น
heyecanheyecan veren şeyheyecanlan maksevinç fırtınası
sự hồi hộp

thrill

[θrɪl]
A. Nemoción f
all the thrills of the circustodas las emociones del circo
she felt a thrill (of joy)se estremeció (de alegría)
it gives him a cheap thrill to spy on her in the bathroomle da morbo espiarla en el baño
it was a great thrill to meet herme hizo muchísima ilusión conocerla
he gets a real thrill out of parachutinghacer paracaidismo le resulta muy emocionante or excitante
the film is full of thrills and spillsla película está llena de emoción
what a thrill!¡qué emoción!
B. VT [+ person, audience] → emocionar, excitar
I'm not exactly thrilled by the ideala idea no es que me entusiasme precisamente
C. VI she thrilled at or to his touchse estremeció cuando él la tocó

thrill

[ˈθrɪl]
n [excitement] → excitation f; [pleasure] → sensation f (forte); [fear] → frisson m
to give sb a thrill → faire une forte impression sur qn
a thrill of anticipation → un frisson d'impatience
vitressaillir, frissonner
to thrill to sth
the stories which David had thrilled to so often → les histoires qui avaient si souvent fait frissonner David
to thrill at sth
The children will thrill at all their favourite characters → Tous leurs personnages préférés feront frissonner les enfants.
vt [+ person] (= delight) → ravir; [fascinate] → fasciner (= interest) → passionner; [+ audience] → électriser

thrill

nErregung f; all the thrills and spills of the circusall die Sensationen und der Nervenkitzel des Zirkus; a thrill of joyeine freudige Erregung; a thrill of horrorein Entsetzensschauder m; she heard his voice with a thrill of excitementsie hörte seine Stimme, und Erregung durchfuhr sie; it gave me quite a thrill, it was quite a thrill for mees war ein richtiges Erlebnis; what a thrill!wie aufregend!; he gets a thrill out of huntingJagen hat für ihn einen ganz besonderen Reiz; the real thrill comes at the end of the bookdie eigentliche Sensation kommt erst am Ende des Buches; that’s how he gets his thrillsdas erregt ihn; this will give you the thrill of a lifetimedas wird DAS Erlebnis deines Lebens (sein); go on, give us a thrill! (inf)nun lass uns mal was sehen (inf)
vt person (story, crimes) → mitreißen, fesseln, packen; (experience) → eine Sensation sein für; (sb’s touch, voice etc) → freudig erzittern lassen; (sexually) → erregen; I was quite thrilled by the sight of the Alpsich war ganz hingerissen beim Anblick der Alpen; I was thrilled to get your letterich habe mich riesig über deinen Brief gefreut; the thought of going to America thrilled herder Gedanke an eine Amerikareise versetzte sie in freudige Erregung; to be thrilled to bits (inf)sich freuen wie ein Kind; (esp child) → ganz aus dem Häuschen sein vor Freude
vi she thrilled at the sound of his voice/to his touchein freudiger Schauer durchlief sie, als sie seine Stimme hörte/bei seiner Berührung

thrill

[θrɪl]
1. n (of fear) → brivido; (of pleasure, joy) → fremito
it gave me a great thrill → è stata un'esperienza emozionante
2. vt (with fear) → far rabbrividire; (with pleasure) → entusiasmare; (audience) → elettrizzare
I was thrilled to get your letter → la tua lettera mi ha fatto veramente piacere
3. vitremare
to thrill at or to sth → fremere (di gioia) a qc

thrill

(θril) verb
to (cause someone to) feel excitement. She was thrilled at/by the invitation.
noun
1. an excited feeling. a thrill of pleasure/expectation.
2. something which causes this feeling. Meeting the Queen was a great thrill.
ˈthriller noun
an exciting novel or play, usually about crime, detectives etc. I always take a thriller to read on the train.
ˈthrilling adjective
exciting.

thrill

رَعْشَة vzrušení henrykkelse Erregung ρίγος estremecimiento kiihtymys frisson uzbuđenje brivido ぞくぞくする感じ 스릴 sensatie spenning dreszcz sensação возбуждение spänning ความตื่นเต้น heyecan sự hồi hộp 异常兴奋

thrill

n. frémito, estremecimiento, vibración o ruido especial que se siente por palpación;
aneurysmal ______ aneurismático;
aortic ______ aórtico;
arterial ______ arterial;
diastolic ______ diastólico;
presystolic ______ presistólico;
systolic; ______ sistólico;
v. emocionarse, excitarse;
v. emocionar, excitar.
References in classic literature ?
A moment was allowed for the first thrill to subside, then Hugo, the villain, stalked in with a clanking sword at his side, a slouching hat, black beard, mysterious cloak, and the boots.
She told me about some of the desperate chances she had taken in the gold country, but the thrill of them was quite gone.
When he spoke of courage, their looks were firm and responsive; when he alluded to their injuries, their eyes kindled with fury; when he mentioned the taunts of the women, they dropped their heads in shame; but when he pointed out their means of vengeance, he struck a chord which never failed to thrill in the breast of an Indian.
For the woman he felt a thrill of sympathy, but at once saw that it was superfluous.
Now and then, there came a thrill of almost youthful enjoyment.
Or, once more, the electric thrill would give her warning -- "Behold Hester, here is a companion
But that only made his little final auditory more compact and select, kept it, round the hearth, subject to a common thrill.
A sky-hawk that tauntingly had followed the main-truck downwards from its natural home among the stars, pecking at the flag, and incommoding Tashtego there; this bird now chanced to intercept its broad fluttering wing between the hammer and the wood; and simultaneously feeling that etherial thrill, the submerged savage beneath, in his death-gasp, kept his hammer frozen there; and so the bird of heaven, with archangelic shrieks, and his imperial beak thrust upwards, and his whole captive form folded in the flag of Ahab, went down with his ship, which, like Satan, would not sink to hell till she had dragged a living part of heaven along with her, and helmeted herself with it.
And now a dream of resistance haunts him, hope battling with fear; until suddenly he stirs, and a fetter snaps--and a thrill shoots through him, to the farthest ends of his huge body, and in a flash the dream becomes an act
Clare would feel a sudden thrill, and clasp her in his arms, as if that fond clasp could save her; and his heart rose up with wild determination to keep her, never to let her go.
I went in and saw the surgeon labor awhile, but could not enjoy; it was much less trying to see the wounds given and received than to see them mended; the stir and turmoil, and the music of the steel, were wanting here--one's nerves were wrung by this grisly spectacle, whilst the duel's compensating pleasurable thrill was lacking.
A thrill of delicious excitement ran through Rebecca's frame, from her new shoes up, up to the leghorn cap and down the black braid.