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excitement

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of excitement

  1. 1 something that arouses a strong response from another there were few excitements of any kind on our very uneventful trip back home Synonyms of excitement provocation, incitation, incitement, instigationWords Related to excitement encouragement, galvanization, goad, incentive, inducement, jog, prod, spur, stimulant, stimulation, stimulus; enticement, lure; induction, inspiration, motivation; aggravation, annoyance, bother, exasperation, frustration, hassle, headache, irritant, nuisance, peeve, pestNear Antonyms of excitement subduing

  2. 2 urgent desire or interest in our excitement to get going, we forgot to make sure that all of the lights in the house had been turned off Synonyms of excitement appetite, ardor, avidity, avidness, desirousness, enthusiasm, eagerness, hunger, impatience, keenness, lust, thirstWords Related to excitement alacrity, quickness; ambition, gusto, zest; appetence, appetency, fervency, passion, warmth, zeal; amenability, readiness, willingnessNear Antonyms of excitement casualness, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern; aloofness, detachment; impassivity, languidness, languor; halfheartedness, lukewarmnessAntonyms of excitement apathy, indifference



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