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Noun excitation has 3 senses
  1. excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour - the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up; "his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"; "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"
    --1 is a kind of emotional arousal
    --1 has particulars: fever pitch; sensation
    Derived forms: verb excite4, verb excite1, verb excite7
  2. excitation, innervation, irritation - the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
    --2 is a kind of arousal
    Derived form: verb excite8
  3. excitation, excitement - something that agitates and arouses; "he looked forward to the excitements of the day"
    --3 is a kind of arousal, rousing
    --3 has particulars: hair-raiser, chiller; thrill
    Derived form: verb excite2
excision excist excitability excitable excitable area excitable synonyms excitableness excitant excitation excitations excitative excitatory excite excited excitedly excitement exciter

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