Translation of arouse in Spanish:


despertar, v.

Pronunciation /əˈraʊz/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (curiosity/interest) despertar
    (curiosity/interest) suscitar
    (suspicion) despertar
    (suspicion) levantar
    (suspicion) suscitar
    her appeal aroused no response from the public su llamamiento no obtuvo ninguna respuesta por parte del público
    • This had probably been done with the view of arousing me from sleep.
    • One evening, after the household had gone to sleep, Jane was aroused by the smell of smoke - to find Mr. Rochester's bed on fire.
    • On admission to the PACU, Mrs L's vital signs were stable, and she was aroused from sleep easily.
    • It was only then that the sound of approaching feet had aroused her from her slumber.
    • Then I went to bed and fell into one of my terrible sleeps, from which I was aroused in about two hours by a still more terrible shock.
    • My alarm went off at six-thirty the next morning, arousing me from a peaceful sleep.
    • I went downstairs and aroused my father from his slumber.
    • Anything out of the ordinary could arouse her from her precarious slumber.
    • A knock on her bedroom door aroused her from her reverie.
    • Walking towards her, I tried to arouse her, but she would not wake.
    • She walked slowly down the main hall towards the room that her mother occupied on her visits, still drowsy from being aroused from her sleep.
    • After doing so she brushed her teeth, and then attempted to arouse her siblings from sleep.
    • A herdsman, aroused from sleep by their presence stared at them briefly from behind a low wall, blinking with a look as blank as his charges.
    • She held the box and stopped crying, falling into a deep sleep which hourly examinations could not arouse.
    • Gradually, the patient spends more time sleeping during the day and at times is difficult to arouse.
    • At home, if gentle stimulation fails to arouse the child, the caretaker should try more vigorous stimulation and provide CPR if necessary.
    • These episodes may necessitate stimulation or resuscitation to arouse the child and reinitiate regular breathing.
    • An explosion aroused him from his trance, the fire to burn the inn down had reached the bar and ignited it's contents, sending the fire into a massive wall of death.
    • Finally, the bell rang arousing me from my thoughts.
    • We should realize that maybe the emergence of UPS will arouse us from a state of complacency and readies us for the grim challenges lying ahead.
    • Accepting a position at Princeton, he attended a course on knot theory by R Fox and from this his interest was aroused in combinatorial group theory.
    • My interest was aroused in him because of the book that he was carrying.
    • Their confusion about how to shape their lives in response to these conditions arouses anxiety, and many abuse their spouse and children or turn to drugs and alcohol to alleviate their tension.
    • And the coverage of U.S. atrocities aroused feelings of shame rather than pride.
    • ‘In a few days the settlers have succeeded in arousing feelings of disgust that they did not manage to arouse for decades,’ said newspaper commentator Sima Kadmon.
    • The book is something of a tour de force in creating sympathy for a character who, properly speaking, ought to arouse feelings of contempt.
    • The words of Gu's mother would probably arouse jealous feelings among parents living a century and a half ago.
    • But once you saw such amazement in their eyes, it aroused a feeling of pride and some of your own amazement at the beauty.
    • At the same time, the economic processes at work in society arouse feelings of anxiety and apprehension among servicemen.
    • Changes in timbre, in speed, in tone are intended to arouse feelings in the listener, such as passion or jealousy.
    • They arouse feelings of nostalgia, but are still manufactured for use today.
    • He has repeatedly called for negotiations on Kashmir; there has never been a Pakistani head of state more willing to talk about an issue that arouses violent feelings on both sides.
    • In this atmosphere the approaching memorial day arouses feelings of unease, more than anything else.
    • The feelings aroused by Princess Diana, and her very public falling out with the House of Windsor, were just as strong.
    • Alarmed at the violent feelings aroused by the crime, Judge Cornelius Hedges closed the hearings to the public.
    • I can only hope that it may arouse interest, some sympathy and understanding for fellow human beings in wretched circumstances.
    • Even a normal, healthy body weight may arouse feelings of tension and panic.
    • You should work with a topic that arouses real feelings, something that actually touches you or feels a little raw.
    • Further allegations of anti-Catholicism from prominent figures including Cardinal Logue aroused sectarian feelings which led to jeering and hissing on 8 May.
  • 2

    • Some boys reported that he was sexually aroused when he did this and others reported being shown pornography.
    • Up until now, few had tried to develop a drug to sexually arouse women because the task involves more than getting blood to move around.
    • He says it is something that will sexually arouse a person every time he/she is exposed to the stimulus.
    • It's healthy that you've been able to identify one of the things that arouses you sexually.
    • However, could the amount of oestrogen ‘shed’ into the atmosphere by sexually aroused women really reach the kind of levels required to trigger puberty?
    • Some people are sexually aroused by the strangest things.
    • Young adolescent boys are aroused by sexual imagery, and they burn with longing for sexual contact.
    • She is glad that she aroused him sexually, and looks forward to frustrating him.
    • He indicated that he was sexually aroused by the female complainant.
    • A Northwestern University study found that both gay and heterosexual women are aroused by girl-on-girl erotica.
    • How dare that the censors think we'd be sexually aroused by such scenes?
    • We were talking about reading when she admitted that she gets really sexually aroused by books.
    • Hundreds of complaints about an advert for Mazda, that showed a female mannequin becoming sexually aroused by a driving experience, have been rejected.
    • An exhibitionist is sexually aroused by the shock or surprise of the victim.
    • He lay on top of her for a moment, savoring the passion, until she moved her hips, arousing him even more.
    • The physical parts always feel very real to me, and arouse me.
    • He discovers he is aroused by jealousy, so he encourages the young doctor to flirt with his wife.
    • Another letter was from a woman complaining that her husband could not arouse her as well as an ex-lover.
    • When he spoke, she was able to feel his breath on her skin, caressing her, hugging her, arousing her.
    • While men are aroused visually, women are more aroused by words.