concitation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin concitātiōnem, from concitāre. Compare concitate.

Noun[edit]

concitation (plural concitations)

  1. (archaic) Rousing, stirring up; excitement, agitation.
    • , II.31:
      So long as our pulse panted, and we feele any concitation, so long remit we the partie [].
    • Sir Thomas Browne
      The revelations of heaven are conceived by immediate illumination of the soul; whereas the deceiving spirit, by concitation of humours, produces conceited phantasmes.