excitation

Definitions of excitation
  1. noun
    the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    synonyms: excitement, fervor, fervour, inflammation
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    types:
    fever pitch
    a state of extreme excitement
    sensation
    a state of widespread public excitement and interest
    type of:
    emotional arousal
    the arousal of strong emotions and emotional behavior
  2. noun
    the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
    synonyms: innervation, irritation
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    type of:
    arousal
    a state of heightened physiological activity
  3. noun
    something that agitates and arouses
    synonyms: excitement
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    types:
    chiller, hair-raiser
    excitation that makes your hair stand up or that chills your bones
    thrill
    something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation
    type of:
    arousal, rousing
    the act of arousing
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