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

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

  • he looked forward to the excitements of the day

Synonyms for excitement in the sense of this definition

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

"the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions"

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

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

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

"the thrills of space travel"

Definition 2: disturbance usually in protest - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for excitement in the sense of this definition

(excitement is a kind of ...) the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion

Definition 3: the feeling of lively and cheerful joy - [noun denoting feeling]

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

  • he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed

Synonyms for excitement in the sense of this definition

(excitement is a kind of ...) the emotion of great happiness

(... is a kind of excitement ) the swift release of a store of affective force

"they got a great bang out of it" "what a boot!" "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin" "he does it for kicks"

(... is a kind of excitement ) excitement and elation beyond the bounds of sobriety

"the intoxication of wealth and power"

(... is a kind of excitement ) a tingling feeling of excitement (as from teasing or tickling)

Definition 4: the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up - [noun denoting state]

Samples where excitement 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 excitement in the sense of this definition

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

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

"the crowd was at fever pitch"

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

"the news caused a sensation"

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

"an exciting account of her trip"

(... are attributes of excitement) not exciting

"an unexciting novel" "lived an unexciting life"

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