- The action or fact of arousing or being aroused: sexual arousal in dreams is commonMore example sentences
- 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.
More definitions of arousalDefinition of arousal in:
- The US English dictionary