Galvanic

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Adjective

Galvanic (comparative more Galvanic, superlative most Galvanic)

  1. Of or pertaining to galvanism; electric
    The shocking news prompted a galvanic reaction

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agitating, alluring, battery-powered, breathtaking, challenging, charged, cliff-hanging, disquieting, distracting, disturbing, dynamoelectric, electric, electric-powered, electrified, electrifying, electrochemical, electrodynamic, electrokinetic, electromechanical, electrometric, electromotive, electropneumatic, electrostatic, electrothermal, encouraging, energizing, exciting, exhilarating, galvanizing, galvanometric, heady, heart-expanding, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, hydroelectric, impressive, inflammatory, intoxicating, inviting, jarring, jolting, maddening, mind-blowing, moving, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, perturbing, photoelectric, piezoelectric, piquant, prompting, provocative, provoking, ravishing, rousing, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, static, stimulant, stimulating, stimulative, stirring, striking, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, telling, thrilling, thrilly, troubling, unsettling, upsetting, voltaic

Etymology

From French galvanique, after physiologist Luigi Alyisio Galvani (1737–1798) + -ique.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ɡælˈvænɪk/

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