Monday, February 29, 2016


noun: frisson; plural noun: frissons
  1. a sudden strong feeling of excitement or fear; a thrill.
    "a frisson of excitement"
Literary COntext: 
I found the word in a book by Simon Reynolds "Retromania" Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past.
 But even buying a CD gives me a strange frission; it feels like an enjoyable perverse act of swimming against the tide of history. pg 125.

When a French journalist desires a frisson there is a frisson; he discovers,let us say, that thePresident of the Republic has murdered three wives.Our yellow journalists invent quite as unscrupulously as this; theirmoral condition is, asregards ...

 Audio VIsual: 
The pre-crowd sound is the sound of Frission.

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