state+of+excitement

  • 1 state of excitement — index affection Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 state of excitement —    having an erection of the penis    Not merely awaiting the benevolence of Father Christmas:     Someone like me who delivers telegrams and winds up in a state of excitement on a green sofa with a girl dying of the galloping consumption.… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 3 State of Excitement — Western Australia …

    Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • 4 State of Excitement — noun the, Obsolete Western Australia …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 5 excitement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, extreme, great, high, intense, tremendous ▪ breathless, feverish, giddy (esp. AmE) …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 6 state — 01. The children have been in a constant [state] of excitement since we told them we were going to go skiing for the Christmas holidays. 02. Please [state] your name and address. 03. You can t go to the party in that [state]; you re a mess! 04.… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 7 Excitement — Ex*cite ment . [Cf. OF. excitement, escitement.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. That which excites or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 state — [stāt] n. [ME < OFr & L: OFr estat < L status, state, position, standing < pp. of stare, to STAND] 1. a set of circumstances or attributes characterizing a person or thing at a given time; way or form of being; condition [a state of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 excitement — [[t]ɪksa͟ɪtmənt[/t]] excitements N VAR You use excitement to refer to the state of being excited, or to something that excites you. Everyone is in a state of great excitement. ...the excitement of a thunderstorm... This game had its challenges,… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 excitement — noun 1. the feeling of lively and cheerful joy (Freq. 9) he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed • Syn: ↑exhilaration • Derivationally related forms: ↑excite, ↑exhilarate (for: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 excitement — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) State of being excited Nouns 1. excitement, excitation; stimulation, piquancy, provocation, arousal, incitement; animation, agitation, perturbation; intoxication, high pressure; exhilaration, passion,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 state — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English stat, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French estat, from Latin status, from stare to stand more at stand Date: 13th century 1. a. mode or condition of being < a state of readiness > b …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 excitement — An emotional state sometimes characterized by its potential for impulsive or poorly controlled activity. catatonic e. an excited catatonic state seen in one of the schizophrenic disorders. See catatonia. manic e. an excited mental …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14 state —  Condition of untidiness, anxiety, excitement, etc. Usu. in a state …

    A concise dictionary of English slang

  • 15 excitement — noun Date: 1604 1. something that excites or rouses 2. the action of exciting ; the state of being excited …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 excitement — /ik suyt meuhnt/, n. 1. an excited state or condition. 2. something that excites. [1375 1425; late ME excitament encouragement < ML excitamentum. See EXCITE, MENT] Syn. 1. perturbation, commotion, ado. See agitation. Ant. 1. serenity. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 17 excitement — noun /ɪkˈsaɪtmənt/ a) the state of being excited (emotionally aroused). b) something that excites …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 excitement — ex cite·ment || mÉ™nt n. state of being excited; agitation; something which excites or stirs up …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 excitement — ex•cite•ment [[t]ɪkˈsaɪt mənt[/t]] n. 1) an excited state or condition; commotion 2) something that excites • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME excitament encouragement < ML excitāmentum. See excite, ment …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 excitement — /əkˈsaɪtmənt/ (say uhk suytmuhnt), /ɛk / (say ek ) noun 1. an excited state or condition. 2. something that excites …

    Australian English dictionary


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.