A state wherein one has the desire of the mind - and/or a response of the body merely emulating such desire - to get it on.

In men, symptoms include tumescence, erection, boner, havin' a roni, wood, satyriasis.

In women, symptoms include vaginal juices, lubrication, getting wet, nymphomania.

For both, see panting, shortness of breath, temporary blindness, abdication of responsibility, making babies.

A*rous"al (#), n.

The act of arousing, or the state of being aroused.

Whatever has associated itself with the arousal and activity of our better nature. Hare.

 

© Webster 1913.

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