excitement

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: ĭk-sītʹmənt, IPA(key): /ɪkˈsaɪtmənt/
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Etymology[edit]

excite +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

excitement (countable and uncountable, plural excitements)

  1. (uncountable) the state of being excited (emotionally aroused).
    • E.A. Poe, The unparalelled adventure of one Hans Pfaal':
      By late accounts from Rotterdam, that city seems to be in a high state of philosophical excitement.
  2. (countable) something that excites.

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