EXCI'TEMENT, noun The act of exciting; stimulation.
1. The state of being roused into action, or of having increased action. Stimulants are intended to produce excitement in the animal system.
2. Agitation; a state of being roused into action; as an excitement of the people.
3. That which excites or rouses; that which moves, stirs, or induces action; a motive.