thrillingly

thrilling

[thril-ing]
adjective
1.
producing sudden, strong, and deep emotion or excitement.
2.
producing a tremor, as by chilling.
3.
vibrating; trembling; quivering.

Origin:
1520–30; thrill + -ing2

thrillingly, adverb
unthrilling, adjective
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thrilling (ˈθrɪlɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  very exciting or stimulating
2.  vibrating or trembling
 
thrillingly
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

thrill
c.1300, "to pierce, penetrate," metathesis of O.E. þyrlian, from þyrel "hole" (in M.E., also "nostril"), from þurh "through" (cf. M.H.G. dürchel "pierced, perforated") + -el. Meaning "give a shivering, exciting feeling" is first recorded 1592, via metaphoric notion of "pierce with
emotion." The noun in this sense is from 1680; meaning "a thrilling experience" is attested from 1936. Thriller "sensational story" is from 1889.
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thrill (thrĭl)
n.
The vibration accompanying a cardiac or vascular murmur, detectible on palpation.

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