What does excitement mean?

Definitions for excitementɪkˈsaɪt mənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word excitement.

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

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

  4. Origin: [Cf. OF. excitement, escitement.]

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of excitement in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of excitement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lydia Buckner:

    Coming together like that gets the spirit up and builds on all the excitement.

  2. David Brown:

    He has so much to offer. It's the sheer color and excitement of the paint which people respond to.

  3. Peter Larson:

    I think it's probably the second best place she could have been, people can see her and get the same excitement that I have for her.

  4. David Brown:

    Everybody can find their own Turner, he has so much to offer. It's the sheer color and excitement of the paint which people respond to.

  5. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    It is the excitement of becoming - always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining...

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