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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·cite·ment /ɪkˈsaɪtmənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·cite·ment /-ˈsaɪtmənt/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·cite·ment n.
 1. The act of exciting, or the state of being roused into action, or of having increased action; impulsion; agitation; as, an excitement of the people.
 2. That which excites or rouses; that which moves, stirs, or induces action; a motive.
    The cares and excitements of a season of transition and struggle.   --Talfowrd.
 3. Physiol. A state of aroused or increased vital activity in an organism, or any of its organs or tissues.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly
           conceal his excitement when she agreed" [syn: exhilaration]
      2: 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" [syn: excitation, inflammation, fervor,
      3: something that agitates and arouses; "he looked forward to
         the excitements of the day" [syn: excitation]
      4: disturbance usually in protest [syn: agitation, turmoil,
          upheaval, hullabaloo]