During a performance of “Like a Prayer,” the star walked to the edge of the stage and greeted some excited fans.
He's a kid again, excited about what the next chapter might hold.
You have no idea how excited I was to find out about all the features of your app.
It was considered hearsay testimony, but the judge allowed it in as “excited utterance” testimony.
One night the crowd in the border town of McAllen, Texas, was so excited Clinton nearly got carried away—literally.
He evidently saw in me a mystery which excited his curiosity.
The effect upon Tom was to make him excited; more so, perhaps, than he had ever been.
The villagers stood in excited but quiet groups, and watched.
And then what a set of pictures rose up before her excited fancy!
My poor messmate was, however, far too excited to listen to reason.
1650s, "magnetically or electrically stimulated;" modern sense of "agitated" attested 1855; past participle adjective from excite. Related: Excitedly.
mid-14c., "to move, stir up, instigate," from Old French esciter (12c.) or directly from Latin excitare "rouse, call out, summon forth, produce," frequentative of exciere "call forth, instigate," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + ciere "set in motion, call" (see cite). Of feelings, from late 14c. Of bodily organs or tissues, from 1831. Main modern sense of "emotionally agitate" is first attested 1821.