affected with a sudden wave of keen emotion or excitement; tingling (usually used predicatively):
After the first surprise, he found himself athrill with a sense of discovery.
While Wheaton swayed between fear and hope, the community was athrill with excitement.
The Main Chance Meredith Nicholson
I am yet fresh from it, and athrill with it and with the promise of it.
The Mutiny of the Elsinore Jack London
And the attention of us all is athrill with mighty interest.
Abraham Lincoln’s Cardinal Traits; Clark S. Beardslee
All over the country the people are athrill with a new life.
Where Half The World Is Waking Up Clarence Poe
The whole atmosphere seemed sentient and athrill with the surge of some deep-lying emotion.
The Lamp of Fate Margaret Pedler
In her highest Supra-reaches, she is athrill with Supra-faculties.
Feminism and Sex-Extinction Arabella Kenealy
Why, I should be athrill with the joy and the flame of youth!
The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne William J. Locke
athrill with excitement, for the first time since my capture I began to enjoy the adventure.
A Veldt Vendetta Bertram Mitford
“I think I’ve got it,” were her words, guarded but athrill with her triumph.
Daughter of the Sun Jackson Gregory
Fifteen, and athrill with a strange new pulse; flushed, as the dawn, with the promise of day.
The Kempton-Wace Letters Jack London
a cell that ingests foreign particles and retains them in suspension in the cytoplasm.
from side to side; crosswise. Nautical. at right angles to the fore-and-aft line; across. broadside to the wind because of equal and opposite pressures of wind and tide: a ship riding athwart. perversely; awry; wrongly. from side to side of; across. Nautical. across the direction or course of. in opposition to; contrary to. Historical Examples […]
from one side of a to the other. Historical Examples Athwart—Across, as athwartships, meaning that a thing is lying across the vessel. On Yacht Sailing Thomas Fleming Day For a boat to take along, I made shift to cut a castaway dory in two athwartships, boarding up the end where it was cut. Sailing Alone […]
athymia athymia a·thy·mi·a (ə-thī’mē-ə) n. The absence of emotion; morbid impassivity. The absence of the thymus gland or the suppression of its secretion. Also called athymism.