Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of thrill.
  • adj. Extremely excited or delighted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. feeling intense pleasurable excitement

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The 42 percent who are thrilled is down from 61 percent in January, when Obama was inaugurated.

    CNN Poll: Obama brings new era of race relations?

  • I've been thrilled from the beginning just to be part of a wonderful team of writers, and that thrill not only remains, it increases with each week of coverage.

    Evan Dawson Becomes LENNDEVOURS' Finger Lakes Editor

  • By 14 July Carver was again "thrilled about the book," ready to defer to Lish's advice on some decisions, and (most important) focusing on specific changes rather than all the changes as a whole.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • So, I wasn't exactly thrilled from the outset, but J-Lo being in it is enough to turn me off the idea completely.

    Filmstalker: Johansson is Lucy Ewing in Dallas?

  • I am deeply grateful, terribly flattered, and just plain thrilled silly.

    April 14th, 2005

  • The sound lie made as he said her name thrilled through her.

    A Cure For Love

  • The word thrilled and thrilled through her being, and on every hand she noted the touch of Sandy Morley with tender appreciation.

    A Son of the Hills

  • The sound of the word thrilled them, intoxicated them, gave them an awful feeling that was at the same time, in some odd way, agreeable; it stirred them with a solemn and sombre passion.

    The Tree of Heaven

  • The call thrilled an answering chord of defiance in every breast, and a low, ominous murmur swept through the hall.

    The Big Bow Mystery

  • The call thrilled an answering chord of defiance in every breast, and a low ominous murmur swept through the hall.

    The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes

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