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, 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.

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

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

  2. Excitementnoun

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

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

  3. Excitementnoun

    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

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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. Bernie Moreno:

    We raised more money this quarter than any other Republican or Democrat in the race because Ohio voters want a successful business leader and political outsider to make Ohio the best place to live, work, grow a business or raise a family, there is tremendous energy and excitement in our campaign among small-dollar donors and voters.

  2. Gregory Blatt:

    On one hand you have a tremendous amount of excitement, but there's a certain sense of nervousness, what we're doing, no one else has done it before. It's the first ever.

  3. Mark Kelly:

    My excitement is for the science and what we're going to learn on this nearly one-year flight.

  4. Dan Gainor:

    I think' Star Wars' will be Star Wars ', far more than the last trilogy, social media now dominates, and Star Wars ' is filled with fans, videos, tweets, photos, Vines and more. The Internet was still young when the second trilogy began. Now excitement has built to a fever pitch and whenever the movie comes out, it will smash its opposition like an Imperial Walker crushing an unlucky Ewok.

  5. Mike Stabile:

    Those rates have dropped in recent years due to piracy and the availability of free content, it tends to be a middle-class job. It’s not all glamour and excitement, but it can get steady income.

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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    • A. reassuring
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    • C. handsome
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