'Excitement' definitions:

Definition of 'excitement'

(from WordNet)
The feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed" [syn: exhilaration, excitement]
The state of being emotionally aroused and worked up; "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation" [syn: excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour]
Something that agitates and arouses; "he looked forward to the excitements of the day" [syn: excitation, excitement]
Disturbance usually in protest [syn: agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo]

Definition of 'Excitement'

  • Excitement \Ex*cite"ment\n. [Cf. OF. excitement, escitement.]
  • 1. The act of exciting, or the state of being roused into action, or of having increased action; impulsion; agitation; as, an excitement of the people. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. That which excites or rouses; that which moves, stirs, or induces action; a motive. [1913 Webster]
  • The cares and excitements of a season of transition and struggle. --Talfowrd. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. (Physiol.) A state of aroused or increased vital activity in an organism, or any of its organs or tissues. [1913 Webster]

Synonyms of 'excitement'

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