Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun excitement

4 senses of excitement

Sense 1
exhilaration, excitement -- (the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed")
       => joy, joyousness, joyfulness -- (the emotion of great happiness)

Sense 2
excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour -- (the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up; "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation")
       => emotional arousal -- (the arousal of strong emotions and emotional behavior)

Sense 3
excitation, excitement -- (something that agitates and arouses; "he looked forward to the excitements of the day")
       => arousal, rousing -- (the act of arousing; "the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions")

Sense 4
agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo -- (disturbance usually in protest)
       => disturbance -- (the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion)

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