Definition for EX-CITE'MENT


  1. The act of exciting; stimulation.
  2. The state of being roused into action, or of having increased action. Stimulants are intended to produce excitement in the animal system.
  3. Agitation; a state of being roused into action; as, an excitement of the people.
  4. That which excites or rouses; that which moves, stirs, or induces action; a motive. Shak.

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