noun ex·cite·ment \ik-ˈsīt-mənt\

: a feeling of eager enthusiasm and interest : the state of being excited

: exciting activity

: a quality that causes feelings of eager enthusiasm : an exciting quality

Full Definition of EXCITEMENT

:  something that excites or rouses
:  the action of exciting :  the state of being excited

Examples of EXCITEMENT

  1. Our excitement was building as the end of the game approached.
  2. His hands shook with excitement.
  3. The child cried out in excitement.
  4. a trip filled with excitement and adventure
  5. She talked about the excitements of her new life.
  6. This job loses its excitement after a while.

First Known Use of EXCITEMENT


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Rhymes with EXCITEMENT

EXCITEMENT Defined for Kids


noun ex·cite·ment \ik-ˈsīt-mənt\

Definition of EXCITEMENT for Kids

:  something that stirs up feelings of great enthusiasm and interest <The game was filled with excitement.>
:  a feeling of great enthusiasm and interest :  the state of being excited <The children squealed in excitement.>
Medical Dictionary


noun ex·cite·ment \-ˈsīt-mənt\

Medical Definition of EXCITEMENT

:  the act of exciting
:  the state of being excited: as a :  aroused, augmented, or abnormal activity of an organism or functioning of an organ or part b :  extreme motor hyperactivity (as in catatonic schizophrenia or bipolar disorder)


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