rousing


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rous·ing

 (rou′zĭng)
adj.
1. Inducing enthusiasm or excitement; stirring: a rousing sermon.
2. Lively; vigorous: a rousing march tune.
3. Used as an intensive: a rousing lie.

rous′ing·ly adv.

rousing

(ˈraʊzɪŋ)
adj
tending to rouse or excite; lively, brisk, or vigorous: a rousing chorus.
ˈrousingly adv

rous•ing

(ˈraʊ zɪŋ)

adj.
1. exciting; stirring: a rousing speech.
2. active or vigorous.
3. brisk; lively: a rousing business.
4. exceptional; extraordinary.
[1635–45]
rous′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rousing - the act of arousing; "the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions"
change of state - the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
awakening, wakening, waking up - the act of waking; "it was an early awakening"; "it was the waking up he hated most"
excitation, excitement - something that agitates and arouses; "he looked forward to the excitements of the day"
incitement, incitation - an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating; "the incitement of mutiny"
inflaming, inflammation - arousal to violent emotion
stirring, inspiration - arousing to a particular emotion or action
stimulation - the act of arousing an organism to action
titillation - an agreeable arousal
Adj.1.rousing - capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement; "a rousing sermon"; "stirring events such as wars and rescues"
stimulating - rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"
2.rousing - rousing to activity or heightened action as by spurring or goading; "tossed a rousing political comment into the conversation"
provocative - serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope

rousing

rousing

adjective
Translations
مُثير
vzrušující
lelkesítõ
örvandi, hvetjandi
heyecanlandırıcıtahrik edici

rousing

[ˈraʊzɪŋ] ADJ [applause] → caluroso; [song] → vivo, lleno de vigor; [speech] → conmovedor; [welcome] → emocionado, entusiasta

rousing

[ˈraʊzɪŋ] adj [welcome] → enthousiaste; [speech, cheers, anthem, chorus] → enthousiaste; [finale] → enthousiasmant(e)

rousing

adj speech, sermonzündend, mitreißend; cheers, applausestürmisch; musicschwungvoll; chorusschallend; receptionüberschwänglich

rousing

[ˈraʊzɪŋ] adj (cheer) → entusiasmante; (welcome, applause) → entusiastico/a; (speech, song) → trascinante

rouse

(rauz) verb
1. to awaken. I'll rouse you at 6 o'clock.
2. to stir or excite. Her interest was roused by what he said.
ˈrousing adjective
stirring; exciting. a rousing speech.
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