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Synonyms for excitement

Synonyms for excitement

intensity of feeling or reaction

Synonyms for excitement

the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

something that agitates and arouses

disturbance usually in protest

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It has been my purpose to suggest that, while this principle itself is strictly and simply the Human Aspiration for Supernal Beauty, the manifestation of the Principle is always found in an elevating excitement of the soul, quite independent of that passion which is the intoxication of the Heart, or of that truth which is the satisfaction of the Reason.
She leant against one end of the chimney-piece, opposite that near which I was standing, with her chin resting on her closed hand, her eyes - no longer burning with anger, but gleaming with restless excitement - sometimes glancing at me while I spoke, then coursing the opposite wall, or fixed upon the carpet.
I don't say I can clear myself altogether,' said she, speaking low and fast, while her heart beat visibly and her bosom heaved with excitement, - 'but would you be glad to discover I was better than you think me?
The excitement came back upon her like a remittent fever.
Arobin," she complained, "I'm greatly upset by the excitement of the afternoon; I'm not myself.
Rebecca's mood had passed from that of excitement into a sort of exaltation, and when the first bell rang through the corridors announcing that in five minutes the class would proceed in a body to the church for the exercises, she stood motionless and speechless at the window with her hand on her heart.
The nervous excitement of which we speak pursued Valentine even in her sleep, or rather in that state of somnolence which succeeded her waking hours; it was then, in the silence of night, in the dim light shed from the alabaster lamp on the chimney-piece, that she saw the shadows pass and repass which hover over the bed of sickness, and fan the fever with their trembling wings.
Ten minutes had elapsed since the nurse had left; Valentine, who for the last hour had been suffering from the fever which returned nightly, incapable of controlling her ideas, was forced to yield to the excitement which exhausted itself in producing and reproducing a succession and recurrence of the same fancies and images.
The clamour of voices from Tattersall's subsided, and in its place rose the buzz of excitement from the stands, the murmur of many voices gradually growing in volume.
It was evident from the last shout and the gathering storm of excitement that, after all, it was to be a race They were well in sight now; Nero the Second and Iris, racing neck-and-neck, drawing rapidly away from the others.
Tulliver's health; the symptoms did not recall his former dangerous attack, and it seemed only a necessary consequence that his violent passion and effort of strength, after many hours of unusual excitement, should have made him feel ill.
During an experiment conducted alongside experts of Loughborough University, as part of the Nissan Excitement Index, Nissan sent Atletico Madrid fanatic Robbie Dunne to the crunch semifinal second leg match against Real Madrid C.
Asked what she plans to do next, Bartoli said: "There is some excitement as a tennis player.
The experiment, carried out by neuropsychologists, found the people from UK responded with greatest excitement when shown discounted products.
Geordie electro-punk pioneer RAZMATAZ LORRY EXCITEMENT will be heading to Darlington's Inside Out venue tonight for the first Amplified showcase of the year.