how to pronounce arousal


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arousal is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of arousal in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… intense arousal joe intense arousal …”

meanings of arousal


  1. The act of arousing or the state of being aroused.
  2. Sexual arousal.
  3. A physiological and psychological state of being awake or reactive to stimuli, including elevated heart rate and blood pressure and a condition of sensory alertness, mobility and readiness to respond.
  4. Arousal from sleep or hibernation.

arousal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word arousal occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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