exhilarative

[ ig-zil-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv ]
/ ɪgˈzɪl əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv /

adjective

tending to exhilarate.

Nearby words

  1. exhilarant,
  2. exhilarate,
  3. exhilarated,
  4. exhilarating,
  5. exhilaration,
  6. exhort,
  7. exhortation,
  8. exhortative,
  9. exhumation,
  10. exhume

Also ex·hil·a·ra·to·ry [ig-zil-er-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ɪgˈzɪl ər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.

Origin of exhilarative

First recorded in 1860–65; exhilarate + -ive

Related formsun·ex·hil·a·ra·tive, adjective

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