Synonyms for exciting


1. excite, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
usage: arouse or elicit a feeling
2. stimulate, excite, affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
usage: act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
3. stimulate, excite, stir, sensitize, sensitise
usage: stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
4. agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up, disturb, upset, trouble
usage: cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
5. arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir
usage: stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience"
6. stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
usage: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
7. excite, energize, energise, change, alter, modify
usage: raise to a higher energy level; "excite the atoms"
8. excite, change, alter, modify
usage: produce a magnetic field in; "excite the neurons"


1. exciting (vs. unexciting), breathless, breathtaking, elating, exhilarating, electric, galvanic, galvanizing, galvanising, electrifying, thrilling, glamorous, glamourous, heady, intoxicating, titillating, tickling, tingling, titillating, interesting, provocative, sexy, stimulating
usage: creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"
2. exciting, stimulating (vs. unstimulating)
usage: stimulating interest and discussion; "an exciting novel"
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