Synonyms of excitement


1. exhilaration, excitement, joy, joyousness, joyfulness

usage: the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"

2. excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour, emotional arousal

usage: 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"

3. excitation, excitement, arousal, rousing

usage: something that agitates and arouses; "he looked forward to the excitements of the day"

4. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo, disturbance

usage: disturbance usually in protest

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