verb (used with object), o·ver·ex·cit·ed, o·ver·ex·cit·ing.
Origin of overexcite
Examples from the Web for over-excitement
I had lived for several hours in a state of over-excitement from successive emotions.My Double Life|Sarah Bernhardt
His thought feared noise; it approached to that degree of over-excitement which borders upon ecstasy.The Man in the Iron Mask|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
He motioned her into the seat formed by the bowlder, for she seemed weak from over-excitement.The Lucky Piece|Albert Bigelow Paine
"My weakness proceeds more from over-excitement than loss of blood," replied the merchant, raising himself up.Debit and Credit|Gustav Freytag
Much of the irritability which spoils home happiness is the letting-down from the over-excitement of stimulus.