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excitement

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noun ex·cite·ment \ik-ˈsīt-mənt\

Simple Definition of excitement

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of excitement

  1. 1 :  something that excites or rouses

  2. 2 :  the action of exciting :  the state of being excited

Examples of excitement in a sentence

  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.



1604

First Known Use of excitement

1604

Rhymes with excitement



EXCITEMENT Defined for Kids

excitement

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noun ex·cite·ment \ik-ˈsīt-mənt\

Definition of excitement for Students

  1. 1 :  something that stirs up feelings of great enthusiasm and interest <The game was filled with excitement.>

  2. 2 :  a feeling of great enthusiasm and interest :  the state of being excited <The children squealed in excitement.>




Medical Dictionary

excitement

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noun ex·cite·ment \-ˈsīt-mənt\

Medical Definition of excitement

  1. 1:  the act of exciting

  2. 2:  the state of being excited: asa:  aroused, augmented, or abnormal activity of an organism or functioning of an organ or partb:  extreme motor hyperactivity (as in catatonic schizophrenia or bipolar disorder)





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