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Excitement

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun excitement:

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Definition of the noun excitement

What does excitement mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: excitements

  1. the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
  2. the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    • example: his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of excitement: excitation / fervor / fervour / inflammation
    • more generic term: emotional arousal = the arousal of strong emotions and emotional behavior
    • more specific terms:
      • fever pitch = a state of extreme excitement
      • sensation = a state of widespread public excitement and interest
    • attributes:
  3. something that agitates and arouses
    • example: he looked forward to the excitements of the day
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of excitement: excitation
    • more generic words: arousal / rousing = the act of arousing
    • more specific words:
      • hair-raiser / chiller = excitation that makes your hair stand up or that chills your bones
      • thrill = something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation
  4. disturbance usually in protest

Music

  1. "Excitement" is a musical album of Admiral Tibet.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  2. "Excitement" is a cataloged instance, composition.

Miscellanea

Excitement is a symptom.

  • also known as Excitement emotion

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Excitement

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Google previewThe Psychological Clinic (1919)

by Lightner Witmer

It is the teleological cause of a performance, and at the same time, the initiated excitement is the effect of a stimulus.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal ... (1806)

Excitement is a state of a&tivity. - “ III.—Atony is a state of inactivity, that is, of debility, in which, every part...

Moderate excitement is that which is followed by Exhauffion. - “IX.—Exhaustion is a state of ina&tivity, that is, of debility, in which those ...

Google previewEdinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1806)

Excitement is a state of activity. •• III. — Atony is a state of inactivity, that is, of debility, in which every part...

Moderate excitement is that which is followed by Exhaustion. " IX. — Exhaustion is a state of inactivity, that is, of debility, ia which those ...

Google previewHow Would You Like a Bite of This Fruit? (2012)

by Rodney Votion

Excitement is the never knowing to what intensity things will be getting to, even if it is the same thing. Thus, the excitement is the possibility that the same thing might be different this time. It is like not being able to perfect something, but this time ...

Google previewPersonal Synthesis (2005)

by Nash Popovic

Blaise Pascal Excitement refers to the intensity of affective experience.

Google previewHobomok (1824)

A Tale of Early Times by Lydia Maria Child

These movements, of course, called forth all the energy of the non-conformists, and consequently the number of Brown's adherents increased ; for the love of excitement is a fundamental principle in the human mind, and men will seek it ...

Google previewLetters to a Niece (2001)

by Friedrich Von Hugel

Excitement is the pleasure which comes from breaking loose ...

Google previewFoundations for a Scientific Analysis of Value (2012)

by V. Kraft

The adventurer, the gambler, the bohemian, the romantic seek excitement as such, desiring vivid, affective experience, as opposed to a tranquil, sober', 'petit- bourgeois' life. Affective excitement is the object of such valuations as 'Love, thou art ...

Google previewKiss Your Life! 365 Reasons to Love Who You Are (2011)

by Ph. D. Ann Mody Lewis

Our anticipatory excitement is a high like no other, and with great determination, we turn away from any advice or insight that indicates caution.

Google previewThe New Dictionary of Thoughts (2015)

by Tryon Edwards

Excitement is so engraven on our nature that it may be regarded as an appetite; and like all other appetites it is not sinful unless indulged unlawfully, or to excess. —Guthrie. It is the passions that wear—the appetites that grind out the force of ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

If from any strength in the exciting cause, or peculiar sensibility of the frame, or peculiarly vivid associations, connected with objects of a specific cast,that cause or produce a vivid excitement of feeling, which (though it may last perhaps for a ...

Google previewSimiles Dictionary (2013)

by Elyse Sommer

MISCELLANEOUS; FROWNS; UNDESIREABILITY Sidney, Sir Philip BLACK Sigal, Clancy CALMNESS; EXCITEMENT; IRRI— TABLENESS/IRRITATING; SMILE Signoret, Simone ACTING Silk, Leonard ECONOMICS; FIGHTING Silkin, Jon ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice, at Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts (1898)

by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, Thomas Edward O'Brien, James Cockcroft

FOP Public Excitement and Prejudice.3 Form No. 6260. (Title, venue and commencement as in Form No. 6283.) That after the commission of the alleged homicide there was great public excitement in the minds of the people of Marion county, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychological Medicine (1892)

Giving the Definition, Etymology and Synonyms of the Terms Used in Medical Psychology with the Symptoms, Treatment, and Pathology of Insanity and the Law of Lunacy in Great Britain and Ireland by Daniel Hack Tuke

There exists, moreover, morbid excitement of the genital organs, of which we have spoken above, acceleration of respiration and of circulation. Under these varions influences the patients become stout, the increase in body-weight may ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice (1898)

At Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, James Cockroft, Thomas Edward O'Brien

For Public Excitement and Prejudice.3 Form No. 6260. (T file, venue and commencement at in Form No. 6288.) That after the commission of the alleged homicide there was great public excitement in the minds of the people of Marion county, ...

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Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. (Donald Trump)
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Scrabble value of E1X8C3I1T1E1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 10-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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