athrill

[ uh-thril ]
/ əˈθrɪl /

adjective

affected with a sudden wave of keen emotion or excitement; tingling (usually used predicatively): After the first surprise, he found himself athrill with a sense of discovery.

Nearby words

  1. athol,
  2. atholl brose,
  3. athonite,
  4. athos,
  5. athrepsia,
  6. athrob,
  7. athrocyte,
  8. athwart,
  9. athwartships,
  10. athymia

Origin of athrill

First recorded in 1875–80; a-1 + thrill

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