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.

Nearby words

  1. overelaborate,
  2. overemphasis,
  3. overemphasize,
  4. overenthusiastic,
  5. overestimate,
  6. overexcited,
  7. overexert,
  8. overexpansion,
  9. overexpose,
  10. overexposed

Origin of overexcite

First recorded in 1815–25; over- + excite

Related formso·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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