Ex*cite"ment (?) n. [Cf. OF. excitement, escitement.]


The act of exciting, or the state of being roused into action, or of having increased action; impulsion; agitation; as, an excitement of the people.


That which excites or rouses; that which moves, stirs, or induces action; a motive.

The cares and excitements of a season of transition and struggle. Talfowrd.

3. Physiol.

A state of aroused or increased vital activity in an organism, or any of its organs or tissues.


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