Thesaurus > Related Words: startle

  Words related to startle

Related / Similar Words: jump, start, galvanize, galvanise

 

Definition:
  • a sudden involuntary movement; "he awoke with a start";
  • to stimulate to action ; "..startled him awake"; "galvanized into action";
  • move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm; "She startled when I walked into the room";

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    Hyponyms: startle response, startle reaction, startle reflex, Moro reflex, wince, flinch, shy, boggle, rear back

     

    Derivational Morphology: jump, start, galvanizer, galvaniser, inspirer, galvanization, galvanisation

     

    Anagrams: Laertes, starlet, stealer, artless, stellar

     

     
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