verb (used with object), a·roused, a·rous·ing.
verb (used without object), a·roused, a·rous·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR arouse
Can be confusedarose arouse
Examples from the Web for aroused
Am I going to be turned on by a man I know is aroused by other men and has sex with other men?Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“How it reached this animated video nobody knows, and this has aroused a debate on the social networks,” Badawy said.Mr. Simpson Goes to Washington: How Homer Influenced Politics|Asawin Suebsaeng|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thomas refused to answer for a while, but now my curiosity was aroused about the repulsive young man below and I pressed him.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2011, however, another study found more evidence to support the idea that men can in fact be aroused by men and women alike.
Perhaps so much so that he aroused whatever cruelty and anger and lunacy that Hernandez may have had pent up.
She rejoiced to be near the low-lying, fleecy clouds which a little while ago had aroused her apprehensions for the morrow.In Apple-Blossom Time|Clara Louise Burnham
It was a chance remark made by an eminent man that aroused my subconscious literary personality to irresistible action.A Mind That Found Itself|Clifford Whittingham Beers
He was weakened, too, but the freezing cold of the desert night aroused all his latent force.The Lions of the Lord|Harry Leon Wilson
She was aroused by it from hearing a child's voice in the next room.East Lynne|Mrs. Henry Wood
It takes an entire community of such intellects to get up a feeling, and of course the feeling when aroused is shared in common.Talks on the study of literature.|Arlo Bates