Definition of arousal in English:

arousal

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Pronunciation: /əˈraʊzl
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • The action or fact of arousing or being aroused: sexual arousal in dreams is common
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    • Sleep is fragmented by frequent arousals and awakenings, resulting in decreased or absent slow-wave and REM sleep.
    • Both men and women are able to have orgasms but reaching orgasm requires a longer period of sexual arousal in the female.
    • Their level of arousal goes up much more quickly, peaks at a higher level, and takes more time to return to baseline.

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