thrill

[thril] /θrɪl/
verb (used with object)
1.
to affect with a sudden wave of keen emotion or excitement, as to produce a tremor or tingling sensation through the body.
2.
to utter or send forth tremulously, as a melody.
verb (used without object)
3.
to affect one with a wave of emotion or excitement.
4.
to be stirred by a tremor or tingling sensation of emotion or excitement:
"He thrilled at the thought of home."
5.
to cause a prickling or tingling sensation; throb.
6.
to move tremulously; vibrate; quiver.
noun
7.
a sudden wave of keen emotion or excitement, sometimes manifested as a tremor or tingling sensation passing through the body.
8.
something that produces or is capable of producing such a sensation:
"a story full of thrills."
9.
a thrilling experience:
"It was a thrill to see Paris again."
10.
a vibration or quivering.
11.
Pathology. an abnormal tremor or vibration, as in the respiratory or vascular system.
Origin
1250–1300; Middle English thrillen orig., to penetrate, metathetic variant of thirlen to thirl
Related forms
subthrill, noun
unthrilled, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for un thrilled
thrill (θrɪl)
 
n
1.  a sudden sensation of excitement and pleasure: seeing his book for sale gave him a thrill
2.  a situation producing such a sensation: it was a thrill to see Rome for the first time
3.  a trembling sensation caused by fear or emotional shock
4.  pathol an abnormal slight tremor associated with a heart or vascular murmur, felt on palpation
 
vb
5.  to feel or cause to feel a thrill
6.  to tremble or cause to tremble; vibrate or quiver
 
[Old English thӯrlian to pierce, from thyrel hole; see nostril, through]

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Word Origin and History for un thrilled
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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un thrilled in Medicine

thrill (thrĭl)
n.
The vibration accompanying a cardiac or vascular murmur, detectible on palpation.

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