Synonyms of excitement
1 exhilarationDictionary • The audience was in a state of great excitement.
exhilaration • A wave of exhilaration swept through me.
passion • Her eyes were blazing with passion.
heat • It was all done in the heat of the moment.
adventure • a feeling of adventure and excitement
enthusiasm • Her lack of enthusiasm filled me with disappointment.
fever • I got married in a fever of excitement.
flurry • There was a flurry of excitement.
animation • They both spoke with animation.
furore • an international furore over the plan
ferment • The country is in a state of political ferment.
agitation • She was in a state of emotional agitation.
commotion • He heard a terrible commotion outside.
elation • His supporters have reacted to the news with elation.
ado • And now, without further ado, let me introduce our benefactor.
tumult • the recent tumult in global financial markets
2 pleasureDictionary • The game had its challenges, excitements and rewards.
thrill • I remember the thrill of opening presents on Christmas morning.
sensation • She caused a sensation at the Montreal Olympics.
tingle • a sudden tingle of excitement
kick (informal) • I got a kick out of seeing my name in print.
motivation • Money is my motivation.
motive • Police have ruled out robbery as a motive for the killing.
impulse • Their impulse of broadcasting was for human rights.
provocation • The soldiers fired without provocation.
incitement • an incitement to religious hatred
instigation • The talks are taking place at the instigation of Germany.
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adobustling activity; fuss; bother; delay (esp in the phrases without more ado, with much ado)
• And now, without further ado, let me introduce our benefactor.
adventureAdventure is excitement and willingness to do new, unusual, or rather dangerous things.
• a feeling of adventure and excitement
• She was in a state of emotional agitation.
Thesaurus for excitement from the Collins English Thesaurus