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Noun: excitation  ,ek,sI'tey-shun
  1. The state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    "his face was flushed with excitation and his hands trembled";
    - excitement, inflammation, fervor [US], fervour [Brit, Cdn]
  2. The neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
    - innervation, irritation
  3. Something that agitates and arouses
    "he looked forward to the excitations of the day";
    - excitement

Derived forms: excitations

See also: exciting, unexciting

Type of: arousal, emotional arousal, rousing

Encyclopedia: Excitation