aroused

Use aroused to describe someone who is emotionally stirred up. The crowd at the protest march might be so aroused with passion that you can almost feel it through the television screen.

Aroused has rouse at its root, an Old French hawking and hunting term that described a hawk ruffling its feathers. Aroused also means sexually excited. Your mastiff is aroused by the neighbor's beagle, who is in heat. You and the neighbor will have to keep the dogs apart for several days or you may end up as "grandparents" to some interesting looking puppies.

Definitions of aroused
  1. adjective
    aroused to action
    “the aroused opposition”
    Synonyms:
    awakened
    aroused or activated
  2. adjective
    brought to a state of great tension
    synonyms: wound up
    tense
    in or of a state of physical or nervous tension
  3. adjective
    emotionally aroused
    synonyms: stimulated, stirred, stirred up
    excited
    in an aroused state
  4. adjective
    (of persons) excessively affected by emotion
    synonyms: emotional, excited, worked up
    agitated
    troubled emotionally and usually deeply
  5. adjective
    feeling great sexual desire
    synonyms: horny, randy, ruttish, steamy, turned on
    sexy
    marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest
  6. adjective
    keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement
    synonyms: ablaze, aflame
    passionate
    having or expressing strong emotions
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