aroused aroused  /ə ˈraʊzd/


  1. (adj) aroused to action
  2. (adj) emotionally aroused
  3. (adj) brought to a state of great tension
  4. (adj) feeling great sexual desire
  5. (adj) keenly excited (especially sexually) or indicating excitement
  6. (adj) (of persons) excessively affected by emotion


  1. Davos filled a need that was widely felt in a newly globalized world, but it also aroused suspicion among activists and demonstrators.
  2. Though ultimately crushed by Soviet tanks, this and other uprisings aroused hopes among prisoners that resistance to the regime would spread out side the camps.
  3. His recent edicts restricting new excavation, particularly in such popular sites as Saqqara and the Valley of the Kings, have aroused the ire of some foreign archaeologists.


  1. Eyeball Licking Fetish Causing Pink Eye Outbreak In Japan

    A new sexual fetish sweeping across Japan has led to an outbreak of pink eye in schools, unofficially called "oculolinctus," Fans of the fetish become sexually aroused by licking their partner's eyeballs or having their own eyeballs licked. Authorities first became aware that something was going on when kids began showing up at school wearing eye patches. Pink eye is caused by bacteria getting ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  2. Robert W. Fogel, Nobel-Winning Economist, Dies at 86

    Mr. Fogel was widely known for work that aroused objections if not open hostility through his pioneering use of cliometrics, which applies economic theory and statistic methods to history.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. U.S. surveillance revelations deepen European fears

    By Georgina Prodhan and Claire Davenport VIENNA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europeans reacted angrily on Friday to revelations that U.S. authorities had tapped the servers of internet companies for personal data, saying they confirmed their worst fears about American Web giants and showed tighter regulations were needed. The Washington Post and the Guardian aroused outrage with reports that the ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "If you hang yourself by the neck, you don't need so much pressure to kill yourself. Those who get highly sexually aroused tend to forget this fact," Pornthip said.
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Porntip Rojanasunan Source: FOXNews

  2. "This area is now referred to as a hotbed of radical Islam, and it is difficult to undo the feelings that have been aroused in the last 24 hours," Salma Yaqoob, a member of the Birmingham City Council representing the anti-war Respect Party,...
    on Feb 2, 2007 By: Salma Yaqoob Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Personally, it hurt me. It aroused a certain fear in me that I thought was gone," Wiesel said. "But it was beyond me. (Hunt's) text was against the Jewish people. It was an attack on the honor of an entire people. That's why it upset me so...
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Elie Wiesel Source: FOXNews

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