overexcite

[ oh-ver-ik-sahyt ]
/ ˌoʊ vər ɪkˈsaɪt /

verb (used with object), o·ver·ex·cit·ed, o·ver·ex·cit·ing.

to excite too much.

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Origin of overexcite

First recorded in 1815–25; over- + excite

OTHER WORDS FROM overexcite

o·ver·ex·cit·a·ble, adjectiveo·ver·ex·cit·a·bil·i·ty, nouno·ver·ex·cit·a·bly, adverbo·ver·ex·cite·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for overexcited

overexcited
/ (ˌəʊvərɪkˈsaɪtɪd) /

adjective

excessively excited
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