ex·cite·ment /-ˈsaɪtmənt/ 名詞
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.
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,