Excitement - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈsaɪtmənt|  American pronunciation of the word excitement
Brit.  |ɪkˈsʌɪtmənt|  British pronunciation of the word excitement

noun

- the feeling of lively and cheerful joy(syn: exhilaration)

he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed

- the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up(syn: excitation, fervor, fervour, inflammation)

his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled

- something that agitates and arouses(syn: excitation)

he looked forward to the excitements of the day

- disturbance usually in protest (syn: agitation, hullabaloo, turmoil, upheaval)

Examples

Our excitement was building as the end of the game approached.

His hands shook with excitement.

The child cried out in excitement.

a trip filled with excitement and adventure

She talked about the excitements of her new life.

This job loses its excitement after a while.

The news caused great excitement among scientists.

She came in bubbling with excitement.

In his excitement, he knocked over a lamp.

In the excitement of the moment, I forgot my camera.

We were both new to the excitements of life in the big city.

he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed

his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled

he looked forward to the excitements of the day

We can help you add excitement to your vacation.

Word forms

noun
singular: excitement
plural: excitements
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