Definitions for excitementɪkˈsaɪt mənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•cite•mentɪkˈsaɪt mənt(n.)

  1. an excited state or condition; commotion.

  2. something that excites.

Origin of excitement:

1375–1425; late ME excitament encouragement < ML excitāmentum. See excite , -ment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhilaration, excitement(noun)

    the feeling of lively and cheerful joy

    "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"

  2. excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour(noun)

    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"

  3. excitation, excitement(noun)

    something that agitates and arouses

    "he looked forward to the excitements of the day"

  4. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo(noun)

    disturbance usually in protest

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. excitement(noun)ɪkˈsaɪt mənt

    ≠ boredom

    She could barely contain her excitement.; the excitement of your first day at school

Wiktionary

  1. excitement(Noun)

    the state of being excited (emotionally aroused).

  2. excitement(Noun)

    something that excites.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excitement(noun)

    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

  2. Excitement(noun)

    that which excites or rouses; that which moves, stirs, or induces action; a motive

  3. Excitement(noun)

    a state of aroused or increased vital activity in an organism, or any of its organs or tissues

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'excitement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3602

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'excitement' in Nouns Frequency: #1486


Translations for excitement

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

excitement(noun)

His arrival caused great excitement; the excitement of travel.

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