1 causing a surge of emotion or excitement; "she gave a electrifying performance"; "a thrilling performer to watch" [syn: electrifying]
2 causing quivering or shivering as by cold or fear or electric shock; "a thrilling wind blew off the frozen lake"
- Rhymes: -ɪlɪŋ
- present participle of thrill
agitating, animating, appealing, arousing, attractive, bewitching, breathtaking, captivating, charged, charming, cliff-hanging, delightful, disquieting, distracting, disturbing, electric, electrifying, enchanting, engaging, enlivening, enravishing, enthralling, entrancing, exciting, exhilarating, exquisite, fascinating, fetching, galvanic, galvanizing, gripping, heady, heart-expanding, heart-robbing, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, impressive, inflammatory, intoxicating, intriguing, inviting, irresistible, jarring, jolting, lovely, luxurious, maddening, mind-blowing, moving, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, perturbing, piquant, prepossessing, provocative, provoking, ravishing, riveting, rousing, sensational, sensuous, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, stimulating, stimulative, stirring, striking, suspenseful, suspensive, taking, tantalizing, telling, tempting, thrilly, titillating, titillative, troubling, unsettling, upsetting, voluptuous, winning, winsome, witching