What is another word for throb?

645 synonyms found


[ θɹˈɒb], [ θɹˈɒb], [ θ_ɹ_ˈɒ_b]

The word throb refers to a rhythmic pulsing or beating sensation. Some synonyms for throb include pulse, beat, palpitate, pulsate, thump, and pound. These words convey a similar sense of a constant and often intense motion or sensation. Throbbing symptoms often indicate pain or discomfort, and other synonyms for throb that convey this sense of discomfort include ache, agony, and stabbing. Throbbing can also describe emotional sensations, as in the phrase "throbbing heart," and synonyms for this context may include swelling, surging, or swelling. Overall, the synonyms for throb offer a range of nuances and implications for this commonly experienced sensation.

Synonyms for Throb:

What are the hypernyms for Throb?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for throb (as verbs)

What are the hyponyms for Throb?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Throb

To do so, as has already been said, would be impossible, since life itself is sustained by the rise and fall of mortal breasts and the beat and throb of mortal hearts.
"Open Water"
Arthur Stringer
Then came another throb of terror.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee
With every failure I experienced a throb of dismay.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

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