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Definition of the verb electrify
What does electrify mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: electrified
- excite suddenly and intensely
- example: The good news will electrify her
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Cause] [Verb] The clown amused [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown amused the children [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] [Adjective] That movie bored me silly [Cause] [Verb] [Experiencer] with [Oblique] The clown amused the children with his antics [Cause, genitive]'s [Oblique] [Verb] [Experiencer] The clown's antics amused the children [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Adverb] Little children amuse easily
Verbs of Psychological State (with the same syntax): abash, affect, afflict, affront, aggravate, aggrieve, agitate, agonize, alarm, alienate, amaze, amuse, anger, annoy, antagonize, appall, appease, arouse, assuage, astonish, astound, awe, baffle, befuddle, beguile, bewilder, bewitch, boggle, bore, bother, bug, calm, captivate, chagrin, charm, cheer, chill, comfort, concern, confound, confuse, console, content, convince, cow, crush, cut, daunt, daze, dazzle, deject, delight, demolish, demoralize, depress, devastate, disappoint, disarm, discombobulate, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, discourage, disgrace, disgruntle, disgust, dishearten, disillusion, dismay, dispirit, displease, disquiet, dissatisfy, distract, distress, disturb, divert, dumbfound, elate, embarrass, embolden, enchant, encourage, enervate, engage, engross, enlighten, enliven, enrage, enrapture, entertain, enthrall, enthuse, entice, entrance, exasperate, excite, exhaust, exhilarate, fascinate, fatigue, faze, flabbergast, flatter, floor, fluster, frighten, frustrate, gall, galvanize, gladden, gratify, grieve, harass, harm, haunt, hearten, horrify, humble, humiliate, hurt, hypnotize, impair, impress, incense, inflame, infuriate, inspire, insult, interest, intimidate, intoxicate, intrigue, invigorate, irk, irritate, jade, jar, jollify, jolt, lull, madden, menace, mesmerize, miff, molest, mollify, mortify, move, muddle, mystify, nauseate, nettle, numb, obsess, occupy, offend, outrage, overawe, overwhelm, pacify, pain, peeve, perplex, perturb, pester, pique, placate, plague, please, preoccupy, provoke, puzzle, quench, rankle, ravish, reassure, recharge, refresh, rejuvenate, relax, relieve, repel, repulse, revitalize, revolt, rile, roil, ruffle, sadden, satiate, satisfy, scandalize, scare, shake, shame, shock, sicken, sober, solace, soothe, spellbind, spook, stagger, startle, stimulate, sting, stir, strike, stump, stun, stupefy, surprise, tantalize, taunt, tease, tempt, terrify, terrorize, threaten, thrill, throw, tickle, tire, titillate, torment, torture, touch, transfix, transport, trouble, try, unnerve, unsettle, uplift, upset, vex, weary, worry, wound, wow.
- lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
- more generic terms: agitate / charge / charge up / commove / excite / rouse / turn on = cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
- charge (a conductor) with electricity
- equip for use with electricity
Alternative definition of the verb electrify
- To communicate electricity to; to charge with electricity; as, to electrify a jar.
- To cause electricity to pass through; to affect by electricity; to give an electric shock to; as, to electrify a limb, or the body.
- To excite suddenly and violently, especially by something highly delightful or inspiriting; to thrill; as, this patriotic sentiment electrified the audience.
- To become electric.
- "Electrify" is a musical EP of Radio 4.
- released on (11 years ago)
- "Electrify" is a musical album of Paradox.
- released on (6 years ago)
- "Electrify" is a composition.
- music by Mario Caldato, Jr.
- "Electrify" is a musical album of DJ Tatana.
- released in (9 years ago)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Electrify
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Dictionary of Homonyms (2007)
by David Rothwell
electrify Unsurprisingly, the word electrify is a verb concerned with the transmission of electricity. You might, for instance, decide to ...
by Charlotte Buxton
electrify v. (electrifying, electriV fied) 1 charge with electricity. 2 convert to use electrical power. 3 (electrifying) very exciting. electrification n. electroconvulsive adj. (of the treatment of mental illness) using electric shocks applied to the brain.
by Martin Manser
electrify vb 1 put an amount of electricity into a device, ...
by S. J. Herrtage, John A. Williams, Robert Hunter
electrify; c connective, and -ation.] 1. The act or process of electrifying.
An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language, Practical and Comprehensive; Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words ... by Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford
electrify; c connective, and -at»on.] 1. The act or process of electrifying.
by James Donald
electrify. electrify, 5-lek'tri-fT, v.t., to make electrical; to communicate electricity to : to excite suddenly ; to astonish -.—pr.p. electrifying ; Pa.p. elec'trified. —adj. elec' triflable. — «. electrification. [L. elec- trum, and facia, to make.] electrometer ...
Medical Lexicon (1874)
A Dictionary of Medical Science ... by Robley Dunglison
ELECTRIFY. 343. El Niipero, Sapnta. Elabora tion, Elnbora'tio, (e, and laborare, iaboratum, 'to work.') This word is used, by pbysiolo gists, to signify the Tarioas changes which substances susceptible of assimilation undergo, through the action ...
Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison
ELECTRIFY ELECTUARY machine, and applied in neuralgia, hysteria, paralysis, and various neuroses. E., volta'lc, galvanism. Electrify, e-lek'tre-fi. Electrise. To produce the electrical condition in a hody or to render it susceptible of producing ...
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- Electrify Meaning
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The value of this 9-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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