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1. excitement

noun. ['ɪkˈsaɪtmənt'] the feeling of lively and cheerful joy.

Synonyms

  • titillation
  • joy
  • rush
  • bang
  • kick
  • charge
  • joyousness
  • joyfulness
  • thrill
  • boot
  • exhilaration
  • intoxication

Antonyms

  • reserved
  • miss
  • open
  • cheer

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • excite (English)
  • exciten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Excitement

  • indictment
  • incitement

Sentences with excitement


1. Noun, singular or mass
People often share their excitement about getting something for nothing in their status updates.

2. Adjective
If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.

Quotes about excitement


1. In motivating people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts. I motivate people, I hope, by example - and perhaps by excitement, by having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
- Rupert Murdoch

2. Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.
- Gloria Steinem

3. If we're going to the Silent City, you might want to get dressed. I mean, I appreciate the bra-and-panties look, but I don't know if the Silent Brothers will. There are only a few of the left, and I don't want them to die of excitement.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Fallen Angels

2. excitement

noun. ['ɪkˈsaɪtmənt'] the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up.

Synonyms

  • sensation
  • inflammation
  • unexciting
  • excitation
  • fervor
  • fervour
  • fever pitch
  • exciting

Antonyms

  • unexciting
  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • excite (English)
  • exciten (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. excitement

noun. ['ɪkˈsaɪtmənt'] something that agitates and arouses.

Synonyms

  • rousing
  • hair-raiser
  • excitation
  • arousal
  • thrill

Antonyms

  • linger
  • delay
  • refrain
  • unhurried

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • excite (English)
  • exciten (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. excitement

noun. ['ɪkˈsaɪtmənt'] disturbance usually in protest.

Synonyms

  • upheaval
  • disturbance
  • hullabaloo
  • agitation

Antonyms

  • poor
  • uneven
  • sadden
  • complain

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • excite (English)
  • exciten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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