verb (used with object), o·ver·ex·cit·ed, o·ver·ex·cit·ing.
Origin of overexcite
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Historical Examples of over-excitement
She was ill from over-exertion, and nervous from over-excitement and grief.Christie Redfern's Troubles
The tears of over-excitement were running down my face as I put up the pistol.In the Foreign Legion
His cheek too shows a flush of over-excitement, the ridge of a storm-cloud at sunset.About London
J. Ewing Ritchie
"A collapse from alcohol and over-excitement," he pronounced it.Shadows of Flames
I remember that on one occasion Ward fainted at his work, from no other cause, I think, than over-excitement.