- producing excitement; stirring; thrilling: an exciting account of his trip to Tibet.
Origin of exciting
Examples from the Web for excitingly
That night was for me the most excitingly anxious one in my life.Fire and Sword in the Sudan
Rudolf C. Slatin
Still the situation was excitingly dramatic, and we were all actors.Locusts and Wild Honey
Maggie pricked up her ears; the talk was now excitingly important.Children of the Whirlwind
On the curb, before the car that vibrated so excitingly he had a happy thought.Bunker Bean
Harry Leon Wilson
She was excitingly plump, round and a little jiggly, the kind of woman Alan had always gone for.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town
- causing excitement; stirring; stimulating
Word Origin and History for excitingly
late 14c. (n.), "action of urging, prompting, inciting," noun of action from excite (v.). As a present participle adjective, from 1811 in sense "causing disease." Sense of "causing excitement" is from 1826.