What is another word for tingling?

Pronunciation: [tˈɪŋɡəlɪŋ] (IPA)

Tingling, a feeling of mild discomfort or numbness, can be described in a variety of ways. Some common synonyms for this sensation include pricking, tickling, itching, crawling, and pins and needles. Other alternatives include burning, stinging, electric, throbbing, and pulsating. Tingling can also be compared to a creeping, creeping, or creeping sensation. Depending on the context, tingling can be experienced as a pleasant or unpleasant sensation, and the synonym used should reflect this. Whether describing a medical condition or an emotional experience, having a variety of synonyms to choose from can help add depth and nuance to language use.

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    • Noun, singular or mass
      tickle.

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What are the opposite words for tingling?

The antonyms for the word "tingling" include dull, insensible, unfeeling, unaware, desensitized, numb, and deadened. These words describe a lack of sensitivity and reaction to stimuli, which is the opposite of what tingling represents. Tingling is a sensation that causes a slight prickling or stinging feeling in the body. It is usually associated with experiencing something stimulating or exciting, like when a limb falls asleep and then returns to its normal state. On the other hand, the antonyms of tingling imply a state of disinterest or lack of excitement, which is not always a bad thing, but just a change in sensation.

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Usage examples for Tingling

It was a tingling, sharp breeze, and when they returned to the cave, where they went for Harry's lesson in smelting, the old man's cheeks were ruddy.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Presently the sharp cries of one of the hired men broke in, and Florence, who felt her nerves tingling, became conscious of an unpleasant tension.
"A Prairie Courtship"
Harold Bindloss
It would not be the thing for some one in a bookshop to go and call on the parents of any one who could afford Crumpet and Miss Jackson, but the thought of London, the very name of it, sent his blood tingling to his face.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole

Famous quotes with Tingling

  • It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
    Agnes Repplier
  • It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
    Agnes Repplier
  • The sun shines not on us but in us. The rivers flow not past, but through us, thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing. The trees wave and the flowers bloom in our bodies as well as our souls, and every bird song, wind song, and tremendous storm song of the rocks in the heart of the mountains is our song, our very own, and sings our love.
    John Muir
  • When Mrs. Casaubon was announced he started up as from an electric shock, and felt a tingling at his fingerends. Any one observing him would have seen a change in his complexion, in the adjustment of his facial muscles, in the vividness of his glance, which might have made them imagine that every molecule in his body had passed the message of a magic touch. And so it had. For effective magic is transcendent nature; and who shall measure the subtlety of those touches which convey the quality of soul as well as body, and make a man’s passion for one woman differ from his passion for another as joy in the morning light over valley and river and white mountain-top differs from joy among Chinese lanterns and glass panels? Will, too, was made of very impressible stuff. The bow of a violin drawn near him cleverly, would at one stroke change the aspect of the world for him, and his point of view shifted— as easily as his mood. Dorothea’s entrance was the freshness of morning.
    George Eliot

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