What does excitement mean?

Definitions for excitement
ɪkˈsaɪt məntex·cite·ment

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

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

  2. Excitement(noun)

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

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

  3. Excitement(noun)

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

    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

How to pronounce excitement?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say excitement in sign language?

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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. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    My strong point is not rhetoric, it isn't showmanship, it isn't big promises-those things that create the glamour and the excitement that people call charisma and warmth.

  2. Walter Jones:

    Georgia is seeing record turnout for early voting because of excitement and enthusiasm of the upcoming election, long lines are to be expected -- voters need to be aware of all of their options including three weeks of early voting, no-excuse absentee and in-person voting day of the election.

  3. Lawrence Young:

    I think that there's so much excitement about this now, and so much excitement about being able to use non-viral approaches to delivering drugs and genes, that it's quite clear that over the next ten years or so, we're going to see more of these therapies, especially in the more difficult to manage tumors.

  4. Kourtney Kardashian:

    I havent had this much excitement in months, this is what I come out to? This is what Mason and Koko do when they have a sleepover.

  5. Geoff Ogilvy:

    The most fun is contention, it's not fun propping up fields. I don't do this to finish 40th and have no excitement. The happiest I am on the course is in contention. I'd rather be that guy.

Images & Illustrations of excitement

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