stirred emotionally; agitated: An excited crowd awaited the arrival of the famed rock group.
stimulated to activity; brisk: an excited buying and selling of stocks.
Origin of excited
Synonyms for excited
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Related Words for excitednessexcitement, joy, ebullience, exhilaration, vitality, vim, liveliness, gaiety, zing, animation, exuberance, buoyancy, happiness, volatility
emotionally aroused, esp to pleasure or agitation
characterized by excitementan excited dance
(of an atom, molecule, etc) occupying an energy level above the ground state
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1650s, "magnetically or electrically stimulated;" modern sense of "agitated" attested 1855; past participle adjective from excite. Related: Excitedly.
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