adrenalized

adjective
adren·​al·​ized | \ ə-ˈdre-nə-līzd How to pronounce adrenalized (audio) \

Definition of adrenalized

: filled with a sudden rush of energy : excited

Examples of adrenalized in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Daniel Hart’s adrenalized score, for instance, marked by solo trumpet blasts, sounds like it was pulled from a heroic race-against-time thriller. Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times, 9 Sep. 2021 But, whereas chillwave hushed listeners into tranquillity, witch house had an unsettling undercurrent that jolted them awake in adrenalized terror. Carrie Battan, The New Yorker, 2 Nov. 2020 But the Dolomites region in the country’s north surprises with an adrenalized beauty even the most adventurous travelers crave. National Geographic, 22 Jan. 2020 Thrillers, too, have trained us to regard certain locales as settings for danger and adrenalized excitement. New York Times, 15 Jan. 2020 Even if fighting fascists were a get-out-of-jail-free card, giving a bunch of adrenalized anarchists unilateral authority to designate fascists strikes me as an incandescently stupid idea. Jonah Goldberg, National Review, 6 Sep. 2017 Even if fighting fascists were a get-out-of-jail-free card, giving a bunch of adrenalized anarchists unilateral authority to designate fascists strikes me as an incandescently stupid idea. Jonah Goldberg, National Review, 6 Sep. 2017 Even if fighting fascists were a get-out-of-jail-free card, giving a bunch of adrenalized anarchists unilateral authority to designate fascists strikes me as an incandescently stupid idea. Jonah Goldberg, National Review, 6 Sep. 2017 Even if fighting fascists were a get-out-of-jail-free card, giving a bunch of adrenalized anarchists unilateral authority to designate fascists strikes me as an incandescently stupid idea. Jonah Goldberg, National Review, 6 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of adrenalized

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adrenalized

adrenal(ine) + -ize + -ed entry 1

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“Adrenalized.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adrenalized. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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