EXCITEMENT By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 An emotional state of enthusiasm, eagerness and anticipation. Compare excitation. EXCITEMENT: "Joe was showing excitement about his first solo exhibition." Related Psychology Terms EXPECTATION ALGEDONIC AESTHETICS VITALITY ACTION READINESS ANTICIPATION LEARNING METHOD STATE THEORIES OF HYPNOSIS SECONDARY STUTTERING NERVOUS POSITIVE TROPISM MENTAL STATUS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EXCITEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/excitement/ (accessed January 21, 2020).