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Meaning of EXCITATION

Pronunciation:  `eksI'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  something that agitates and arouses; "he looked forward to the excitements of the day"
  2. [n]  the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
  3. [n]  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"
 

EXCITATION is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: excitement, excitement, fervor, fervour, inflammation, innervation, irritation
 
 See Also: arousal, arousal, emotional arousal, rousing, sensation, thrill

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex`ci*ta"tion\n. [L. excitatio: cf. F. excitation.]
1. The act of exciting or putting in motion; the act of
   rousing up or awakening. --Bacon.

2. (Physiol.) The act of producing excitement (stimulation);
   also, the excitement produced.

 

 

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