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excitement

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

1
:  something that excites or rouses
2
:  the action of exciting :  the state of being excited
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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

1604

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Rhymes with EXCITEMENT

EXCITEMENT Defined for Kids

excitement

noun ex·cite·ment \ik-ˈsīt-mənt\

Definition of EXCITEMENT for Kids

1
:  something that stirs up feelings of great enthusiasm and interest <The game was filled with excitement.>
2
:  a feeling of great enthusiasm and interest :  the state of being excited <The children squealed in excitement.>
Medical Dictionary

excitement

noun ex·cite·ment \-ˈsīt-mənt\

Medical Definition of EXCITEMENT

1
:  the act of exciting
2
:  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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