[ US /ɪkˈsaɪtəd, ɪkˈsaɪtɪd/ ]
[ UK /ɛksˈa‍ɪtɪd/ ]
  1. (of persons) excessively affected by emotion
    he would become emotional over nothing at all
    she was worked up about all the noise
  2. marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
    a crowd of delirious baseball fans
    something frantic in their gaiety
    a mad whirl of pleasure
  3. (of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive
  4. in an aroused state
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How To Use excited In A Sentence

  • They were now surrounded on all sides by a ring of excited, curious faces.
  • He came back hours later clothes ragged, an excited look on his face.
  • I really felt like both of us were gonna be excited for the other one if we won and that meant a lot.
  • Not for a very long time has the discovery of new music so profoundly moved and excited me as the contents of this disc.
  • The overseer, a great strong man, cracking his "blacksnake" from time to time, to enforce authority, excited our strong indignation. 'Three Score Years and Ten' Life-Long Memories of Fort Snelling, Minnesota, and Other Parts of the West
  • Some putz suddenly takes the stage to announce me and exclaim excitedly that this was my ‘largest sold-out crowd to date!’.
  • He deliberately paused outside the door, forcing them to wait in frustration before they dared erupt into excited comment.
  • As the phalanx of furious, excited inmates came sweeping into the servery, Jerrold recognised his danger. THE SCAR
  • Trevor and Kenneth polka'd excitedly round her legs as she slotted the Yale into the lock. TICKLED PINK
  • You don't want to lose that excited edge, but you should also be getting progressively more comfortable as dates go by.
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