Definition of 'arousal'
Example sentences containing 'arousal'
Coping with Angina (1990)
A thrilling ride will incite the same fear and arousal as other illicit activities, such as shoplifting.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Coping with Stress at Work (1988)
Fantasy takes us to places that we really don't want to go, but it is that precise conflict between fear and arousal that gives it erotic charge.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Definition of arousal from the Collins English Dictionary
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