What does excitement mean?

Definitions for excitement
ɪkˈsaɪt məntex·cite·ment

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word excitement.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhilaration, excitementnoun

    the feeling of lively and cheerful joy

    "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"

  2. excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervournoun

    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, excitementnoun

    something that agitates and arouses

    "he looked forward to the excitements of the day"

  4. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloonoun

    disturbance usually in protest

Wiktionary

  1. excitementnoun

    the state of being excited (emotionally aroused).

  2. excitementnoun

    something that excites.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Excitementnoun

    The motive by which one is stirred up, animated, or put in action.

    Etymology: from excite.

    How stand I then,
    That have a father kill’d, a mother stain’d,
    Excitements of my reason and my blood,
    And let all sleep? William Shakespeare, Tempest.

ChatGPT

  1. excitement

    Excitement is a state or feeling of great enthusiasm, eagerness, or exhilaration, often stimulated by something thrilling or anticipated. It can also refer to the act or instance of provoking such feelings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excitementnoun

    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. Excitementnoun

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

  3. Excitementnoun

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

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

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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

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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

Examples of excitement in a Sentence

  1. Victor Hedman:

    The Cup champions understand that as much as those who haven't won. Peter DeBoer said Alex Pietrangelo, who captained St. Louis to the Cup two years ago, has tried to explain what that taste was like and the desire to get there again. Reigning playoff MVP Victor Hedman knows it well. He hopes Savard's fresh look and the Lightning's winning experience is the right blend to get it done again. ' Savvy has n’t had that opportunity yet, but he’s brought a lot of excitement into the room and just a great guy to be around, we’re still very, very hungry. Even though Eric Staal go all the way, that’s contagious. Eric Staal want to do it again.

  2. Andrew Lenihan:

    Mum ZeeZee and her new arrival instantly bonded and she’s been doing a great job of cradling him closely and caring for him. a birth always creates a lot of excitement in the group and raising a youngster soon becomes a real extended family affair.

  3. Dayana Toapanta:

    It gives me a lot of excitement and my heart says that I can win or not.

  4. Kimberly Gudzune:

    The excitement about these medications are, right now, a little bit of a double-edged sword that I’m glad that people are excited and feel like they have a treatment option for their obesity that would really be meaningful.

  5. Steven Bowditch:

    It will be great. I've never been a part of something this big, very excited to be there. Obviously there's going to be excitement and nerves and all the above things that make this game great.

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