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aroused, past tense; aroused, past participle; arouses, 3rd person singular present; arousing, present participle;
  1. Evoke or awaken (a feeling, emotion, or response)
    • - something about the man aroused the guard's suspicions
    • - the letter aroused in him a sense of urgency
  2. Excite or provoke (someone) to anger or strong emotions
    • - an ability to influence the audience and to arouse the masses
  3. Excite (someone) sexually

  4. Awaken (someone) from sleep
    • - she had been aroused by the telephone

  1. call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
  2. wake up: stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"
  3. raise: summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
  4. stimulate: cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
  5. awaken: cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
  6. to begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
  7. stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience"
  8. aroused to action; "the aroused opposition"
  9. stimulated: emotionally aroused
  10. (aroused) brought to a state of great tension; "all wound up for a fight"
  11. (Aroused) Sexual arousal, or sexual excitement, is the arousal of sexual desire, during or in anticipation of sexual activity. Things that precipitate human sexual arousal are called erotic stimuli, or colloquially known as turn-ons. ...
  12. Arousal is a physiological and psychological state of being awake or reactive to stimuli. It involves the activation of the reticular activating system in the brain stem, the autonomic nervous system and the endocrine system, leading to increased heart rate and blood pressure and a condition of ...
  13. (The Arousal) The Arousal was Pakistan's first ever anarchist newsletter founded and published by a group of ex-Socialist and ex-Marxist student activists in 1988.
  14. (aroused) to stir up, excite – And the crowd at Madison Square Garden is aroused!
  15. (Arousal) Being awake. Primitive state of alertness managed by the reticular activating system (extending from medulla to the thalamus in the core of the brain stem) activating the cortex. Cognition is not possible without some degree of arousal.
  16. (Arousal) abrupt change from sleep to wakefulness, or from a “deeper” stage of non-REM sleep to a “lighter” stage
  17. (AROUSAL) the stimulation of the brain, causing the subject to go from deep to a lighter level of sleep. This can be easily detected during a sleep study as a change in sleep stage. ...
  18. (Arousal (Microarousal)) A change in EEG activity lasting from 2 to 15 seconds. Usually represents a shift to a higher stage of consciousness or wake.
  19. (Arousal) A measure of the quantity of wakefulness or consciousness as opposed to its content; lethargic patients have decreased arousal, whereas agitated patients often have increased arousal.
  20. (Arousal) A person's state of alertness or mental activation. [6]
  21. (Arousal) Activation of the nervous system generally. Can indicate release of various chemicals into the bloodstream as well that so structures the organism for increased activity.
  22. (Arousal) An interruption of sleep lasting greater than 3 seconds.
  23. (Arousal) Defines changes in the autonomic nervous system including changes in heart rate, blood pressure, sweating, temperature, breathing, flushing and blanching.  Arousal can be due to negative and positive stimuli.
  24. (Arousal) Occurring during sleep an arousal is a brief awakening which can contribute to a decrease in cognitive performance, increase in daytime sleepiness & increase cardiovascular risk.
  25. (Arousal) The measure of the Human Being’s readiness to respond. It can be said to be the general activation of the physiological systems.