Synonyms for excitementɪkˈsaɪt mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exhilaration, excitement(noun)

    the feeling of lively and cheerful joy

    Synonyms:
    agitation, hullabaloo, excitement, inflammation, fervour, exhilaration, excitation, fervor, upheaval, turmoil

  2. excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour(noun)

    the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

    Synonyms:
    fervor, firing, fervency, lighting, turmoil, redness, kindling, innervation, inflammation, excitement, ignition, ardour, excitation, agitation, fervidness, irritation, exhilaration, fire, upheaval, hullabaloo, rubor, inflaming, fervour, ardor

  3. excitation, excitement(noun)

    something that agitates and arouses

    Synonyms:
    agitation, hullabaloo, excitement, inflammation, fervour, exhilaration, excitation, fervor, irritation, innervation, upheaval, turmoil

  4. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo(noun)

    disturbance usually in protest

    Synonyms:
    fervor, upthrow, upthrust, tempestuousness, turmoil, turbulence, excitement, unrest, ferment, hullabaloo, uplift, excitation, agitation, exhilaration, fervour, fermentation, convulsion, tumult, upheaval, inflammation

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. excitement

    The old meaning of enthusiasm implies a pseudo-inspiration, an almost frantic extravagance in behalf of something supposed to be an expression of the divine will. This sense remains as the controlling one in the kindred noun enthusiast. Enthusiasm has now chiefly the meaning of an earnest and commendable devotion, an intense and eager interest. Against the hindrances of the world, nothing great and good can be carried without a certain fervor, intensity, and vehemence; these joined with faith, courage, and hopefulness make enthusiasm. Zeal is burning earnestness, always tending to vigorous action with all the devotion of enthusiasm, tho often without its hopefulness. Compare EAGER.

    Synonyms:
    ardor, devotion, eagerness, earnestness, ecstasy, enthusiasm, extravagance, fanaticism, fervency, fervor, frenzy, inspiration, intensity, passion, rapture, transport, vehemence, warmth, zeal

    Antonyms:
    calculation, calmness, caution, coldness, deadness, dulness, indifference, lukewarmness, policy, prudence, timidity, wariness

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