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Definitions and Synonyms of excitation | Another word for excitation | What is excitation?

Definition 1: something that agitates and arouses - [noun denoting act]

Samples where excitation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he looked forward to the excitements of the day

Synonyms for excitation in the sense of this definition

(excitation is a kind of ...) the act of arousing

"the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions"

(... is a kind of excitation ) excitation that makes your hair stand up or that chills your bones

"the movie was an old-fashioned hair-raiser"

(... is a kind of excitation ) something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation

"the thrills of space travel"

Definition 2: the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for excitation in the sense of this definition

(excitation is a kind of ...) a state of heightened physiological activity

Definition 3: the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up - [noun denoting state]

Samples where excitation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
  • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

Synonyms for excitation in the sense of this definition

(excitation is a kind of ...) the arousal of strong emotions and emotional behavior

(... is a kind of excitation ) a state of extreme excitement

"the crowd was at fever pitch"

(... is a kind of excitation ) a state of widespread public excitement and interest

"the news caused a sensation"

(... are attributes of excitation) creating or arousing excitement

"an exciting account of her trip"

(... are attributes of excitation) not exciting

"an unexciting novel" "lived an unexciting life"

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