|1.||[ noun ] the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up|
|Synonyms:||excitement inflammation fervor excitation|
"his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled" "he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"
|Related terms:||emotional_arousal sensation fever_pitch excite stimulate stimulate exciting unexciting|
|2.||[ noun ] feelings of great warmth and intensity|
|Synonyms:||fire fervor fervency ardour fervidness ardor|
"he spoke with great ardor"
|Related terms:||passion zeal|