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Definition 1: creating or arousing excitement - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where exciting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an exciting account of her trip

(exciting is similar to ...) extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic

(exciting is similar to ...) exciting by touching lightly so as to cause laughter or twitching movements

(exciting is similar to ...) pleasantly and superficially exciting

(exciting is similar to ...) having an air of allure, romance and excitement

"glamorous movie stars"

(exciting is similar to ...) causing a surge of emotion or excitement

"she gave an electrifying performance" "a thrilling performer to watch"

(exciting is similar to ...) affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling

"gave an electric reading of the play" "the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale"

(exciting is similar to ...) making lively and joyful

(exciting is similar to ...) tending to cause suspension of regular breathing

"a breathless flight" "breathtaking adventure"

(means also ...) marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest

"feeling sexy" "sexy clothes" "sexy poses" "a sexy book" "sexy jokes"

(means also ...) 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"

(means also ...) arousing or holding the attention

(means also ...) rousing or quickening activity or the senses

"a stimulating discussion"

(... are attributes of exciting) the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

"his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled" "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"

Definition 2: stimulating interest and discussion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where exciting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an exciting novel

(exciting is similar to ...) rousing or quickening activity or the senses

"a stimulating discussion"

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