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ex·cite·ment

excitement

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk saIt mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the state of being excited.
Their excitement about summer vacation made it difficult to pay attention in class.
similar words:
enthusiasm, kick, stir
definition 2: something that stimulates or causes much interest.
Going to the zoo was a big excitement for my little sister.
similar words:
action, kick, romance, sensation, thrill