Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb thrill

4 senses of thrill

Sense 1
thrill -- (cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow")
       => stimulate, excite, stir -- (stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions")

Sense 2
thrill, tickle, vibrate -- (feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine")
       => stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir -- (stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country")

Sense 3
shudder, shiver, throb, 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")

Sense 4
exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify -- (fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success")
       => elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate -- (fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits")

Antonyms of adj thrilling

2 senses of thrilling

Sense 1
electrifying, thrilling -- (causing a surge of emotion or excitement; "she gave an electrifying performance"; "a thrilling performer to watch")

INDIRECT (VIA exciting) -> unexciting -- (not exciting; "an unexciting novel"; "lived an unexciting life")

Sense 2
thrilling -- (causing quivering or shivering as by cold or fear or electric shock; "a thrilling wind blew off the frozen lake")

INDIRECT (VIA stimulating) -> unstimulating, unexciting -- (not stimulating)

Similarity of adj thrilling

2 senses of thrilling

Sense 1
electrifying, thrilling -- (causing a surge of emotion or excitement; "she gave an electrifying performance"; "a thrilling performer to watch")
       => exciting (vs. unexciting) -- (creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip")

Sense 2
thrilling -- (causing quivering or shivering as by cold or fear or electric shock; "a thrilling wind blew off the frozen lake")
       => stimulating (vs. unstimulating) -- (rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion")

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