HyperDic: excitement

English > 4 senses of the word excitement:
NOUNfeelingexcitement, exhilarationthe feeling of lively and cheerful joy
stateexcitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervourthe state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
actexcitement, excitationsomething that agitates and arouses
actexcitement, agitation, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloodisturbance usually in protest
excitement > pronunciation
Soundsihksay'tmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > excitement: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningThe feeling of lively and cheerful joy.
Example"he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"
Synonymexhilaration
Narrowerbang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kickThe swift release of a store of affective force
intoxicationexcitement and elation beyond the bounds of sobriety
titillationA tingling feeling of excitement (as from teasing or tickling)
Broaderjoy, joyousness, joyfulnessThe emotion of great happiness
Spanishexcitación, regocijo
Catalanesvalot
Verbsexcitearouse or elicit a feeling
English > excitement: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being emotionally aroused and worked up.
Example"his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"
Synonymsexcitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour
Attributesexcitingcreating or arousing excitement
unexcitingnot exciting
Narrowerfever pitchA state of extreme / extreme excitement
sensationA state of widespread public excitement and interest
Broaderemotional arousalThe arousal of strong emotions and emotional behavior
Spanishexcitación
Verbsexcitestir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
excitearouse or elicit a feeling
excitestir feelings in
English > excitement: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningSomething that agitates and arouses.
Example"he looked forward to the excitements of the day"
Synonymexcitation
Narrowerhair-raiser, chillerexcitation that makes your hair stand up or that chills your bones
thrillSomething that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation
Broaderarousal, rousingThe act of arousing
Spanishemoción, excitación
Verbsexciteact as a stimulant
excitecause to be agitated, excited, or roused
English > excitement: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningDisturbance usually in protest.
Synonymsagitation, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo
BroaderdisturbanceThe act of disturbing something or someone
Spanishagitación, alboroto, algarabía, barbulla, batahola, excitación, follón, greguería, griterío, trastorno, vocería, zalagarda, zambeque, zaragata
Catalanagitació, aldarull, batibull, rebombori

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