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Meaning of ROUSING

Pronunciation:  'rawzing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of arousing; "the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions"
  2. [adj]  rousing to activity or heightened action as by spurring or goading; "tossed a rousing political comment into the conversation"
  3. [adj]  capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement; "a rousing sermon"; "stirring events such as wars and rescues"
 

ROUSING is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: arousal, provocative, stimulating, stirring
 
 See Also: awakening, change of state, excitation, excitement, incitation, incitement, inflaming, inflammation, inspiration, stimulation, stirring, titillation, wakening, waking up

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rous"ing\, a.
1. Having power to awaken or excite; exciting.

         I begin to feel Some rousing motions in me.
                                               --Milton.

2. Very great; violent; astounding; as, a rousing fire; a
   rousing lie. [Colloq.]

 

 

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