excited

  • 1 excited — excited; un·excited; pho·to·excited; …

    English syllables

  • 2 excited — index eager, ecstatic, fervent, frenetic, restive, vehement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 excited — 1650s, magnetically or electrically stimulated; modern sense of agitated attested 1855; pp. adj. from EXCITE (Cf. excite). Related: Excitedly …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 excited — [adj] inspired; upset aflame, agitated, animated, annoyed, aroused, awakened, beside oneself*, charged, delighted, discomposed, disconcerted, disturbed, eager, enthusiastic, feverish, fired up*, frantic, high*, hot*, hot and bothered*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 excited — [ek sīt′id, ik sīt′id] adj. 1. emotionally aroused; agitated 2. Physics in a state of excitation excitedly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 excited */*/ — UK [ɪkˈsaɪtɪd] / US [ɪkˈsaɪtəd] adjective Collocations: Excited describes how you feel: I m excited about my holiday. ♦ She didn t seem very excited. Exciting describes things or situations that make you feel excited: I find circuses very… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 excited — ex|cit|ed [ıkˈsaıtıd] adj 1.) happy, interested, or hopeful because something good has happened or will happen ▪ Steve flies home tomorrow we re all really excited. excited about ▪ Maria s starting to get pretty excited about the wedding. excited …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 excited — ex|cit|ed [ ık saıtəd ] adjective ** 1. ) very happy and enthusiastic because something good is going to happen, especially when this makes you unable to relax: I was so excited I couldn t sleep. excited by: Excited by the news, Marie phoned her… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 excited — adjective 1 happy, interested, or hopeful because something good has happened or will happen: Steve s flying home tomorrow we re all really excited. | excited crowds of shoppers (+ about): The kids are so excited about Christmas. (+ by): We were… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 excited — adj. 1) excited about, at, over (to get excited about smt.) 2) excited to + inf. (she was excited to learn the news) * * * [ɪk saɪtɪd] at over (to get excited about smt.) excited about excited to + inf. (she was excited to learn the news) excited …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 excited — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get, grow ▪ get sb …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 excited*/*/ — [ɪkˈsaɪtɪd] adj 1) very happy and enthusiastic because something good is going to happen I was so excited I couldn t sleep.[/ex] I m so excited about the trip![/ex] He s excited at the prospect of showing his work in New York.[/ex] 2) upset,… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 13 excited — [[t]ɪksa͟ɪtɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ about n If you are excited, you are so happy that you cannot relax, especially because you are thinking about something pleasant that is going to happen to you. I m very excited about the… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 Excited — Excite Ex*cite , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Excited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {exciting}.] [L. excitare; ex out + citare to move rapidly, to rouse: cf. OF. esciter, exciter, F. exciter. See {Cite}.] 1. To call to activity in any way; to rouse to feeling; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 excited — excite ex‧cite [ɪkˈsaɪt] verb [transitive] to produce a lot of activity in a market, with a lot of people buying and selling stocks and shares: • The auditors excited the market again yesterday by reporting sharply higher profits for the group.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 excited — excitedly, adv. excitedness, n. /ik suy tid/, adj. 1. stirred emotionally; agitated: An excited crowd awaited the arrival of the famed rock group. 2. stimulated to activity; brisk: an excited buying and selling of stocks. [1650 60; EXCITE + ED2]… …

    Universalium

  • 17 excited — adjective /ɛksaɪtɛd/ a) Having great enthusiasm. He was very excited about his promotion. b) Being in a state of higher energy. The excited electrons give off light when they drop to a lower energy state. Syn: enthusiastic …

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  • 18 excited — adjective 1) they were excited about the prospect Syn: thrilled, exhilarated, animated, enlivened, electrified; enraptured, intoxicated, feverish, adrenalized, enthusiastic; informal high, high as a kite, fired up, psyched 2) excited lovers …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 excited — excite ► VERB 1) cause strong feelings of enthusiasm and eagerness in. 2) arouse sexually. 3) give rise to (a feeling or reaction). 4) produce a state of increased energy or activity in (a physical or biological system). DERIVATIVES excitation… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 excited — Synonyms and related words: ablaze, active, afire, aflame, agitated, agog, animated, antsy, antsy pantsy, anxious, aquiver, ardent, aroused, atingle, attracted, atwitter, boiling over, breathless, brisk, burning, bursting, carried away, cathectic …

    Moby Thesaurus