Synonyms for excitement

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ik-sahyt-muhnt
Phonetic Transcription : ɪkˈsaɪt mənt

Top 10 synonyms for excitement Other synonyms for the word excitement

Définition of excitement

Origin :
  • early 15c., "encouragement;" c.1600, "something that tends to excite," from excite + -ment. Meaning "condition of mental and emotional agitation" is from 1846.
  • noun enthusiasm; incitement
Example sentences :
  • The fun and the excitement of the game are more than the game.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He was calm of face, but she guessed an excitement beneath the surface.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • For the remainder of that day, poor George was in a regular whirl of excitement.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • Mr. Brunton, with eyes flashing with excitement, turned to the medical man.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • She untied the bit of calico string with fingers that shook from excitement.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • Excitement had dyed Sidney's cheeks with color and made her eyes luminous.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The Christmas excitement had not died out in the ward when Carlotta went back to it.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Or you were coming to the wards, and everything was excitement, getting ready for you.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • She sprang up to take my hand, her eyes shining with excitement.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Otto and Pussy had taken their seats, full of excitement and expectancy.
  • Extract from : « Rico and Wiseli » by Johanna Spyri

Antonyms for excitement

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