What does a thrill mean

Nervenkitzel (German)

Part of speech: noun, (male)

Ner | ven | kit | zel, Plural: Ner | ven | kit | zel
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈNɛʁfn̩ˌkɪt͡sl̩]
Word meaning / definition:
1) inf. especially nerve-wracking tension in a situation that is usually associated with increased hormone release
Origin of the term:
Determinative compound from nouns nerve and Tickling with the joint element-en
1) high voltage
Related terms:
1) Kick, Suspense, Thrill
General terms:
1) tickling
Application examples:
1) I love that Thrill at roller coaster rides.
1) What appeals to me most about bungee jumping is that Thrill.
1) “The vote on Britain's exit from the European Union is becoming more and more of a Thrill.“
1) “They accompany the technicians in the cockpit of the snow cat on their evening drive, the one on the slopes of the steepest groomed slope in Italy almost as much Thrill brings with it like the descent itself. "
1) "Depending on the risk mentality, the Thrill Searched for in real dangerous situations or only acted out in protected pseudo threats from virtual worlds or entertainment arrangements. "
1) “Although I was sorry for causing Hamid so much grief, I secretly enjoyed it Thrillthat our escape from Bordj el Haouas prepared for me. "
Nominative: singular Thrill; Plural Thrill
Genitive: singular Thrill; Plural Thrill
Dative: singular Thrill; Plural Thrill
Accusative: singular Thrill; Plural Thrill


  • English: 1) thrill
  • Swedish: 1) nerve putty

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

This is Thrill pure! In the Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen, the tigers are now in close contact.
BILD.de, August 29, 2018

On Sunday in Leipzig you can take it easy this weekend. A little Thrill is still there.
Day 24, May 19, 2019

'The Purple Rivers' and 'Hunters - Deadly Greed' are scheduled for spring 2019 for Thrill to care.
CHIP Online, March 8, 2019

The program for the coming weekend promises Thrill pure.
Today.at, November 02, 2018

The SG Flensburg-Handewitt defends the handball championship with strong nerves, Kiel is second. Real ones Thrill there is in relegation battle.
sueddeutsche.de, June 9, 2019

Bored because of Corona? Then we have a good portion for you Thrill compiled - read at your own risk. These thrillers bring excitement to your home.
RuhrNachrichten.de, April 18, 2020

Soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic is looking for AC Milan at his new club Thrill - and less big money.
DiePresse.com, January 03, 2020

Rest in the game gate or Thrill In the leisure park Plohn: Our tips for Chemnitz and the surrounding area have something for every taste.
Day 24, September 20, 2020

The Alpfox Adventure Park on the Präbichl has it all: mountain carts, flying foxes and the climbing park bring you Thrill and fun.
Kleine Zeitung, August 29, 2020

A Thrill only something for absolute professionals in the stock market.
The shareholder, March 12, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • Tension: a psychological or physical burden that gives rise to nervousness
  • Tension
  • Kick (coll.): Sports physical attack by kicking or pushing; Psychology a short-term nervous and emotional excitement; Drug use sudden onset of the drug effect; Sport, colloquially: soccer game
  • nervousness: mental restlessness or tension
  • tension: Physics, electricity: (»electrical voltage«) the (usable) potential difference between two locations in the electrical field; Physics, mechanics: (»mechanical tension«) the useful potential difference between two form states in the force field; Psychology: the feeling of conflict after an emotionally charged situation; Physiology: tension / tension as an intermediate result of a problem to be overcome; Entertainment: The result of a game that arouses interest in the audience
  • Suspense
  • Thrill: a particularly exciting situation that you consciously enter with a mixture of fear and pleasure

Another word (synonym) for thrill - Source: OpenThesaurus

Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "thrill":

thriller: ... 1) a book (detective novel), radio or film genre, which are characterized by particular tension (thrill) Origin of the term: 1) derived from the English to thrill ...

nerve: ... Nerve inflammation, nerve gas, nerve poison, nerve fiber, mental hospital, neurology, thrill, nervous ailments, nerve pain, nerve weakness, nervous system, nervous breakdown ...

Belmopan: ... The colonial power of England has only nine employees. ”1)“ You absolutely wanted to experience the thrill of a hurricane, ”said a spokeswoman for the Foreign Office [sic!]

Thrill: Part of Speech: Declined Form Hyphenation: Ner | ven | kit | zeln Pronunciation / Stress: IPA: [ˈnɛʁfn̩ˌkɪtsl̩n] Grammatical features: Dative plural of the noun Nervenkitzel

Thrill: Part of Speech: Declined Form Hyphenation: Ner | ven | kit | zels Pronunciation / Stress: IPA: [ˈnɛʁfn̩ˌkɪtsl̩s] Grammatical features: Genitive singular of the noun Nervenkitzel

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