Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Wednesday Word: Frisson

frisson |frēˈsô n |nouna sudden strong feeling of excitement or fear; a thrill :a frisson of excitement.ORIGIN late 18th cent.French, literally ‘a shiver or thrill.’

This is a great word to describe that unique moment when your heart beats in your throat and your equal measures scared and exhilarated.

1 comment:

  1. One I know and encounter with some regularity.

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