Usage examples for excitation

  1. As if by magic, the excitation communicated itself to all, and men, horses and dogs acted in accord. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  2. He saw Treving's coat and hat- another tragic excitation for the doctor if he had chanced to notice them- on a chair by the table. – The Gray Mask by Wadsworth Camp
  3. The dark excitation in her eyes, the flush of her pale cheeks, made her beautiful then. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  4. The name given to involuntary movements produced by an excitation traveling along a sensory nerve to a center, where it is turned back or reflected along motor nerves. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  5. Say rather, " To excite such disturbances,- The exciting of such disturbances,- The excitation of such disturbances,- or, That one should excite such disturbances, is unlawful." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  6. For, after all, what had they truly in common, he and she, but a periodical transient excitation? – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  7. Thus, in expectation, excitation, and animation, they spent the remainder of that memorable day. – The Eagle Cliff by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. Well, this very harmonious excitation of the organism has brought with it just such an organic reverberation as, the current theory of emotion asserts, must be at the bottom of all our emotional states. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  9. Dillon did as directed, and returned to the conference, which was conducted, on the part of his superior, with a degree of excitation, mingled with a sharp asperity of manner, something unwonted for him in the arranging of any mere matter of business. – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms
  10. Experiment 173. To illustrate the influence of excitation of one sense organ on the other sense organs. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell