[ ik-sahy-tid ]
/ ɪkˈsaɪ tɪd /
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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM excited
ex·cit·ed·ly, adverbex·cit·ed·ness, nounhy·per·ex·cit·ed, adjectivesu·per·ex·cit·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH excitedexcited exited
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British Dictionary definitions for excitedness
/ (ɪkˈsaɪtɪd) /
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
Derived forms of excitedexcitedly, adverbexcitedness, noun
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