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excitement

noun
     
ex‧cite‧ment S3 W3
1 [uncountable] the feeling of being excited:
The news caused great excitement among scientists.
sexual excitement
excitement of
the excitement of becoming a parent
excitement at
children filled with excitement at the thought of visiting Disneyland
wild/flushed/trembling etc with excitement
She came in bubbling with excitement.
in somebody's/the excitement
In his excitement, he knocked over a lamp.
In the excitement of the moment, I forgot my camera.
2 [countable] an exciting event or situation:
We were both new to the excitements of life in the big city.

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