excitement
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excitement(
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mihnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (exhilaration)
a. la emoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Giovanni was full of excitement as he asked Rebecca to marry him.Giovanni estaba lleno de emoción mientras le pedía a Rebecca que se casara con él.
b. el entusiasmo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The excitement of the crowd waiting for the performance was palpable.El entusiasmo de la multitud esperando el espectáculo era palpable.
c. la excitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That's enough excitement for one day! It's time to relax a little.¡Ya vale de excitación para hoy! Es hora de relajarse un poco.
2. (agitation)
a. la agitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She has to avoid excitement for a couple of weeks after her surgery.Tiene que evitar la agitación por un par de semanas después de la cirugía.
b. la conmoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is a lot of excitement as the spectators wait for the first runners to cross the finish line.Hay mucha conmoción mientras los espectadores esperan a los primeros corredores en la meta.
c. el alboroto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What's all the excitement about down at the dock?¿De qué se trata todo el alboroto en el muelle?
3. (arousal)
a. la excitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Stimulation of the skin increases excitement.Estimulación de la piel aumenta la excitación.
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excitement
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la emoción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to avoid excitementevitar las emociones fuertes
to cause great excitementprovocar un gran revuelo
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excitement [ɪkˈsaɪtmənt]
noun
1 (exhilaration) emoción (f); excitación (f)
in the excitement of the moment his arrival caused great excitement the excitement of getting a book published
why all the excitement? what's all the excitement about? ¿a qué se debe tanta excitación?
she's looking for a bit of excitement in her life está buscando algo de emoción en su vida; in her excitement, she forgot to close the door con la emoción, se olvidó de cerrar la puerta; the book has caused great excitement in literary circles el libro ha causado mucha conmoción en círculos literarios
2 (agitation) agitación (f); alboroto (m)
3 (sexual) excitación (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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