excitement excitement  /ɪk ˈsaɪt mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
  2. (n) the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
  3. (n) something that agitates and arouses
  4. (n) disturbance usually in protest

Usage(s):

  1. But excitement, for him, had to be balanced by achievement.
  2. The four things that Obama has on his own in great abundance without Winfrey's help are campaign cash, celebrity, excitement and big crowds.
  3. You can feel their excitement about being in Barack's presenceand about being in the presence of one another.

News

  1. Lots of NatGas for Cars, Just Nowhere to Pump It

    There's excitement over natural gas, and the possibility that the cheaper and cleaner fuel may eventually overtake gasoline as the mother's milk of fossil fuel-powered vehicles. There's one problem: Where would a natgas car fill up?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNBC

  2. Front-row seat to excitement

    Woman at stoplight finds herself in middle of robbery arrest BY ERIK SANDIN AND AVERY CROPP Jean Dexheimer was running … The post Front-row seat to excitement appeared first on The Stillwater Gazette .
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Stillwater Gazette

  3. Xbox One launch in Asia delayed by an entire year

    Excitement is growing among gamers around the world as they prepare for the launches of Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4. In Asia, however, only half of the video game fans in the region have cause for celebration. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft has pushed the launch of its Xbox One back to late 2014 in Asia, a year after the console debuts in the U.S ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "With so many people saying it couldn't be done, all it takes is an imagination," said Phelps after realizing he had set the new medals record. "There are so many emotions going through my head and so much excitement. I kind of just want to...
    on Aug 17, 2008 By: Michael Phelps Source: Pressemeldungen.at (Pressemitteilung)

  2. Rehhagel said: "We wanted to avoid an early goal and managed to do that but Argentina have more class and that earned them the win. My players played with their hearts and with excitement but it was just not enough."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Otto Rehhagel Source: The Sun

  3. "I got caught up in the excitement of a great day, but I do realize that those types of things shouldn't happen," Adams said in a statement issued Monday.
    on Nov 16, 2009 By: Bud Adams Source: CNN International

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