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thrilling

[thril-ing] /ˈθrɪl ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
producing sudden, strong, and deep emotion or excitement.
2.
producing a tremor, as by chilling.
3.
vibrating; trembling; quivering.
Origin of thrilling
1520-1530
First recorded in 1520-30; thrill + -ing2
Related forms
thrillingly, adverb
unthrilling, adjective
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  • She turned to this substantial but unthrilling young man of everyday life.

British Dictionary definitions for unthrilling

thrilling

/ˈθrɪlɪŋ/
adjective
1.
very exciting or stimulating
2.
vibrating or trembling
Derived Forms
thrillingly, adverb
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