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[mass noun] The action or fact of arousing or being aroused:‘sexual arousal in dreams is common’
- ‘Their level of arousal goes up much more quickly, peaks at a higher level, and takes more time to return to baseline.’
- ‘Sleep is fragmented by frequent arousals and awakenings, resulting in decreased or absent slow-wave and REM sleep.’
- ‘It not only can teach your partner what gets you going but it also can contribute to their own arousal.’
- ‘Both men and women are able to have orgasms but reaching orgasm requires a longer period of sexual arousal in the female.’
- ‘Rather, the stimulus itself appeared to elicit a small, brief arousal in the sleeping participant.’
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