- 激昂 [jī áng]
- roused; aroused; excited and indignant; be emotionally wrought up:
speak in excitement; 发言激昂
Public feeling was aroused [ran high]. 群情激昂。
National feelings on the subject have tended to run high and some have even voiced their opinions in the newspapers.
It is not a sign of humility to declaim against pride.