Excitation

Excitation
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Excitation->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ excitation of feeling
excitation of feeling
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ mental excitement
mental excitement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ suscitation
suscitation
galvanism
stimulation
piquancy
provocation
inspiration
calling forth
infection
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ animation
animation
agitation
pertubation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ subjugation
subjugation
fascination
intoxication
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ enravishment
enravishment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ entrancement
entrancement
high pressure
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ unction
unction
impressiveness
&c.->Adj.
trail of temper
casuss belli
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ irritation
irritation
&c.(anger) 900
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ passion
passion
&c.(state of excitability) 825
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ thrill
thrill
&c.(feeling) 821
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ repression of feeling
repression of feeling
&c. 826
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ sensationalism
sensationalism
yellow journalism
PARAG:Excitation->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ excite
excite
affect
touch
move
impress
strike
interest
animate
inspire
impassion
smite
infect
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stir the blood
stir the blood
fire the blood
warm the blood
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ set astir
set astir
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wake
wake
awake
awaken
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ call forth
call forth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ evoke
evoke
provoke
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ raise up
raise up
summon up
call up
wake up
blow up
get up
light up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ raise
raise
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ get up the steam
get up the steam
rouse
arouse
stir
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fire
fire
kindle
enkindle
apply the torch
set on fire
inflame
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ stimulate
stimulate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ exsuscitate|
exsuscitate|
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ inspirit
inspirit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ spirit up
spirit up
stir up
work up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ infuse life into
infuse life into
give new life to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bring new blood
bring new blood
introduce new blood
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ quicken
quicken
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ sharpen
sharpen
whet
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ work upon
work upon
&c.(incite) 615
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hurry on
hurry on
give a fillip
put on one's mettle
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fan the fire
fan the fire
fan the flame
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ blow the coals
blow the coals
stir the embers
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fan into a flame
fan into a flame
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ foster
foster
heat
warm
foment
raise to a fever heat
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ keep up
keep up
keep the pot boiling
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ revive
revive
rekindle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ rake up
rake up
rip up
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ stir the feelings
stir the feelings
play on the feelings
come home to the feelings
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ touch a string
touch a string
touch a chord
touch the soul
touch the heart
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ go to one's heart
go to one's heart
penetrate
pierce
go through one
touch to the quick
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ possess the soul
possess the soul
pervade the soul
penetrate the soul
imbrue the soul
absorb the soul
affect the soul
disturb the soul
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ absorb
absorb
rivet the attention
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ sink into the mind
sink into the mind
sink into the heart
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ prey on the mind
prey on the mind
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ intoxicate
intoxicate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ overwhelm
overwhelm
overpower
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ bouleverser
bouleverser
upset
turn one's head
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ fascinate
fascinate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ enrapture
enrapture
&c.(give pleasure) 829
GRP: \\ V \\ 7
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ agitate
agitate
perturb
ruffle
fluster
shake
disturb
startle
shock
stagger
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ give one a shock
give one a shock
give one a turn
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ strike all of a heap
strike all of a heap
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ stun
stun
astound
electrify
galvanize
petrify
GRP: \\ V \\ 8
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ irritate
irritate
sting
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ cut to the heart
cut to the heart
cut to the quick
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ try one's temper
try one's temper
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ fool to the top of one's bent
fool to the top of one's bent
pique
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ infuriate
infuriate
madden
make one's blood boil
Sgm: \\ V \\ 8 \\ lash into fury
lash into fury
&c.(wrath) 900
GRP: \\ V \\ 9
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ be excited
be excited
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ flush up
flush up
flare up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ catch the infection
catch the infection
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ thrill
thrill
&c.(feel) 821
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ mantle
mantle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ work oneself up
work oneself up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ seethe
seethe
boil
simmer
foam
fume
flame
rage
rave
Sgm: \\ V \\ 9 \\ run mad
run mad
&c.(passion) 825
PARAG:Excitation->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ excited
excited
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ wrought up
wrought up
up the qui vive
astir
sparkling
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in a quiver
in a quiver
&c. 821
in a fever
in a ferment
in a blaze
in a state of excitement
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in hysterics
in hysterics
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ black in the face
black in the face
overwrought
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hot
hot
red-hot
flushed
feverish
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ all of a twitter
all of a twitter
in a pucker
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ with quivering lips
with quivering lips
with tears in one's eyes
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ flaming
flaming
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ boiling over
boiling over
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ ebullient
ebullient
seething
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ foaming at the mouth
foaming at the mouth
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ fuming
fuming
raging
carried away by passion
wild
raving
frantic
mad
distracted
beside oneself
out of one's wits
ready to burst
bouleverse
demoniacal
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ lost
lost
eperdu
tempest-tossed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ haggard
haggard
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ ready to sink
ready to sink
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ stung to the quick
stung to the quick
up
on one
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ s high ropes
s high ropes
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ exciting
exciting
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ impressive
impressive
warm
glowing
fervid
swelling
imposing
spirit-stirring
thrilling
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ high-wrought
high-wrought
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ soul-stirring
soul-stirring
soul-subduing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ heart-stirring
heart-stirring
heart-swelling
heart-thrilling
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ agonizing
agonizing
&c.(painful) 830
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ telling
telling
sensational
hysterical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ overpowering
overpowering
overwhelming
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ more than flesh and blood can bear
more than flesh and blood can bear
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ yellow
yellow
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ piquant
piquant
&c.(pungent) 392
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ spicy
spicy
appetizing
provocative
provoquant
tantalizing
PARAG:Excitation->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ till one is black in the face
till one is black in the face

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  • Excitation — Ex ci*ta tion . [L. excitatio: cf. F. excitation.] 1. The act of exciting or putting in motion; the act of rousing up or awakening. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) The act of producing excitement (stimulation); also, the excitement produced.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Excitation — or excitement can refer to:* The excited state of an atom * The excitation (magnetic) provided with an electrical generator or alternator * in ethology, provoking of the emotional state of excitement or agitation **Psychomotor agitation **threat… …   Wikipedia

  • excitation — late 14c., from O.Fr. excitation, from L. excitationem (nom. excitatio), noun of action from pp. stem of excitare (see EXCITE (Cf. excite)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • excitation — excitation. См. возбуждение. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • excitation — index aggravation (exacerbation), dispatch (promptness), instigation, provocation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • excitation — Excitation, Expergefactio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • excitation — [ek΄sī tā′shən] n. [ME excitacioun < LL excitatio] an exciting or being excited: see EXCITE (esp. senses 4, 5, 6) …   English World dictionary

  • excitation — /ek suy tay sheuhn, si /, n. 1. the act of exciting. 2. the state of being excited. 3. Elect. a. the application of voltage to an electric device, as an electron tube circuit, an antenna, or a dynamotor, often for producing a magnetic field in… …   Universalium

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