An uncontrolled fit, as of laughter; a paroxysm.
A sudden outburst of emotion:
An often childish display or fit of bad temper.
(Med. --- Archaic) A sudden attack of illness, as a stroke
An event in the eschatology of certain Christian groups in which believers in Christ will be taken up to heaven either prior to or at the Second Coming.
Furious intensity, as of a storm or disease.
A sudden sharp bodily pain:
A sudden, violent display, as of activity or emotion:
A breaking out; sudden occurrence, as of disease or war
Violent anger; rage.
A violent agitation of the mind approaching madness; rage.
Extreme emotional disturbance; perturbation.
A sudden, often vehement outburst:
Extreme or powerful emotion or expression:
Strong love or affection
A twinge or spasm of pain
Abdominal or uterine spasms and pain
Freedom from quarrels and disagreement; harmonious relations:
Excitement is defined as a feeling of enthusiasm, eagerness or exhilaration, or is defined as something that causes such a feeling.
Anger is defined as a strong feeling of dislike or displeasure.
Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
Tranquility or serenity:
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