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Wordnet 3.0


1. making lively and cheerful;
- Example: "the exhilarating effect of mountain air"
[syn: exhilarating, stimulating]

2. making lively and joyful;
[syn: elating, exhilarating]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Exhilarating \Ex*hil"a*ra`ting\, a. That exhilarates; cheering; gladdening. -- Ex*hil"a*ra`ting*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

exhilarating adj 1: making lively and cheerful; "the exhilarating effect of mountain air" [syn: exhilarating, stimulating] 2: making lively and joyful [syn: elating, exhilarating]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

96 Moby Thesaurus words for "exhilarating": activating, agitating, animating, animative, bracing, breathtaking, brisk, charged, cheerful, cheering, cheery, cliff-hanging, comforting, cordial, crisp, crispy, delightful, disquieting, distracting, disturbing, elating, electric, elevating, encouraging, energizing, enlivening, exciting, exhilarative, fortifying, fresh, galvanic, glad, gladdening, good, happy, heady, heart-expanding, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, heart-warming, heartening, impressive, inflammatory, infusive, inspirational, inspiring, inspiriting, intoxicating, invigorating, invigorative, jarring, jolting, joyful, maddening, mind-blowing, moving, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, perturbing, piquant, provocative, provoking, quickening, ravishing, reassuring, refreshful, refreshing, regaling, rejuvenating, restorative, rousing, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, stimulating, stimulative, stirring, striking, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, telling, thrilling, thrilly, tonic, troubling, unsettling, uplifting, upsetting, viable, vitalizing, vivifying, zestful, zesty