thrill
[θrɪl]
NOUN
thrills (plural noun)
  1. a sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure.
    "the thrill of jumping out of an aeroplane"
    synonyms:
    (feeling of) excitement · thrilling experience · stimulation · sensation ·
  2. medicine
    a vibratory movement or resonance heard through a stethoscope.
VERB
thrills (third person present) · thrilled (past tense) · thrilled (past participle) · thrilling (present participle)
  1. cause (someone) to have a sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure.
    "his kiss thrilled and excited her" ·
    "they were thrilled with the results" · "I'm thrilled to bits"
    synonyms:
    excite · stimulate · arouse · rouse · inspire · give joy to · delight ·
    give pleasure to · stir (up) · exhilarate · intoxicate · electrify · galvanize · move · motivate · fire (with enthusiasm) · fire someone's imagination · fuel · brighten · animate · lift · quicken · give someone a buzz · give someone a kick · give someone a charge · exciting · stirring · action-packed · rip-roaring · gripping · riveting · fascinating · dramatic · hair-raising · rousing · lively · animated · spirited · stimulating · moving · inspiring · inspirational · electrifying · passionate · impassioned · emotive · emotional · emotion-charged · heady · soul-stirring · stem-winding · inspiriting · anthemic
    antonyms:
    • experience a sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure.
      "thrill to the magic of the world's greatest guitarist"
  2. (of an emotion or sensation) pass with a nervous tremor.
    "the shock of alarm thrilled through her"
Origin
Middle English (as a verb in the sense ‘pierce or penetrate’): alteration of dialect thirl ‘pierce’.
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How to use thrill in a sentence?
for modern-day prospectors, panning for gold is a chance to experience the thrill of finding buried treasure.
thrill to the magic of the world's greatest guitarist.
she had felt the thrill of a sexual attraction.
the thrill of jumping out of an aeroplane.
the shock of alarm thrilled through her.
a thrill of excitement ran through her.
to ride a winner is always a thrill.
they were thrilled with the results.
hotsy-totsy rhythms thrill the air.
his kiss thrilled and excited her.
the thrill of infatuation.
I'm thrilled to bits.
How to say thrill in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans opwinding
Arabic (NOUN)التشويق, لذة, الإثارة, رعشة, مشوق, النشوة
Bangla রোমাঞ্চ
Bosnian (Latin) uzbuđenje
Bulgarian (NOUN)тръпката, трепет
Cantonese (Traditional) 快感
Catalan (NOUN)emoció
(VERB)emocionar
Chinese Simplified 快感
Chinese Traditional 快感
Croatian (NOUN)uzbuđenje, oduševljenje, uzbudljivo
(VERB)oduševiti
Czech (NOUN)vzrušení, nadšení
Danish (NOUN)gys, spændingen, gyset, fornøjelse
(VERB)begejstre
Dutch (NOUN)sensatie, trilling, kick, spanning
Estonian (NOUN)põnevus
Fijian talei
Filipino kiligin
Finnish (NOUN)jännitystä, elämys, sävähdyttää
French (NOUN)frisson, sensations fortes, tressaillement, excitation, émotion, ivresse
German (NOUN)Nervenkitzel, Erregung, Reiz, Spannung, Kick, Kitzel, aufregend, Schauer, Rausch
(VERB)begeistern
Greek (NOUN)συγκίνηση
Haitian Creole fortes
Hebrew (NOUN)הריגוש, מרתקת, מרגש
Hindi (NOUN)रोमांच
Hungarian (NOUN)izgalom
Icelandic (NOUN)unaður
Indonesian (NOUN)sensasi, getaran, gairah, kegembiraan
(VERB)menggairahkan
Italian (NOUN)brivido, emozione, ebbrezza, fremito, ebrezza, eccitazione
(VERB)entusiasmare, emozionare
Japanese (NOUN)スリル, 醍醐味, スリル満点
Kiswahili utatetemeka
Korean (NOUN)스릴
Latvian (NOUN)aizraušanās, drebēt, saviļņojumā, trīsas, satraukums
Lithuanian (NOUN)suvirpinti, jaudulį, virpulys
Malagasy mangitakitaka
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)keseronokan
Norwegian Bokmål spenningen
Persian (NOUN)هیجان
Polish (NOUN)dreszczyk, emocji
Portuguese (NOUN)emoção, excitação, arrepio, emocionante, adrenalina
(VERB)emocionar, excita
Querétaro Otomi njohya
Romanian (NOUN)fiorul, tresărire, dramatism, emoţia
Russian (NOUN)острые ощущения, трепет, волнение, возбуждение, азарт, кайф, ощущений
(VERB)взволновать
Samoan fiafiaga
Serbian (Cyrillic) узбуђење
Serbian (Latin) uzbuđenje
Slovak (NOUN)vzrušenie, nadšenie, napätie
(VERB)nadšení
Slovenian (NOUN)vznemirjenje, Zadrhtati, navdušenje
(VERB)navdušili
Spanish (NOUN)emoción, estremecimiento, frémito, escalofrío, excitante
(VERB)emocionar
Swedish (NOUN)spänningen, rafflande, höjdare
Tahitian e oaoa
Tamil சுகமே
Telugu థ్రిల్
Thai ความตื่นเต้น
Tongan fiefia 'i he
Turkish (NOUN)heyecan
Ukrainian (NOUN)трепет, хвилювання
Urdu سالنا
Vietnamese (NOUN)hộp
Welsh gwefr
Yucatec Maya emoción
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