What does tingling mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prickling, tingle, tinglingadjective

    a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles

  2. tickling, tingling, titillatingadjective

    exciting by touching lightly so as to cause laughter or twitching movements


  1. tinglingnoun

    A tingling sensation; pins and needles.


  1. tingling

    Paresthesia is an abnormal sensation of the skin (tingling, pricking, chilling, burning, numbness) with no apparent physical cause. Paresthesia may be transient or chronic, and may have any of dozens of possible underlying causes. Paresthesias are usually painless and can occur anywhere on the body, but most commonly occur in the arms and legs.The most familiar kind of paresthesia is the sensation known as "pins and needles" after having a limb "fall asleep". A less well-known and uncommon paresthesia is formication, the sensation of insects crawling on the skin.


  1. tingling

    Tingling is a sensation often experienced as a slight prickling or stinging sensation on the skin, commonly felt in hands, feet, arms or legs. It is often associated with numbness or a "pins and needles" feeling, and is usually caused by specific conditions like nerve damage or pressure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tingling

    of Tingle


  1. Tingling

    Tingling or Tili was a tribe union west of China before 300 BC. After c.300BC they were called tieloe or kauko. The avars was the tieloe tribe union most west members.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Tingling is ranked #93513 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Tingling surname appeared 196 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Tingling.

    86.2% or 169 total occurrences were Black.
    5.6% or 11 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.5% or 7 total occurrences were Asian.
    3% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tingling in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tingling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tingling in a Sentence

  1. Agnes Repplier:

    It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.

  2. Alexis Ohanian:

    We know that investors sitting around a table are not going to be able to come up with the future because we aren't the ones actively building it, but we've seen enough and built enough in the way of software and scalable businesses that our' Spidey' senses start tingling when we get on the right track with a founder.

  3. Kristen Sorensen:

    It came out of nowhere, i'd been fine and exercising every day, but it just started with tingling in my fingertips then progressed.

  4. Heather Lydia Thornhill:

    I have a soul small as a women but that soul is like popping candy tingling your tongue.

  5. Sorel Vorster:

    Most common symptoms are headaches in the back of the head or upper part of the neck, and more serious symptoms are things like numbness or tingling around the face or tongue, weakness in arms or legs, difficulty swallowing, poor balance, difficulty walking and cognitive complaints like episodes of forgetfulness or episodes of unusual behavior.

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