Excited - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈsaɪtɪd|  American pronunciation of the word excited
Brit.  |ɪkˈsʌɪtɪd|  British pronunciation of the word excited
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto excite
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto excite

adjective

- (of persons) excessively affected by emotion (syn: aroused, emotional)
- marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion (syn: delirious, frantic, mad, unrestrained)
- (of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive (syn: activated)

Examples

Steve flies home tomorrow - we're all really excited.

Maria's starting to get pretty excited about the wedding.

We're all excited by the prospect of a party.

Michelle sounded excited to hear from him.

I'm so excited that we're going to New York.

The food was nothing to get excited about (=not very good or special).

There's no point getting excited about it. We can't change things.

I'm so excited about the trip!

Stop getting so excited!

The kids got all excited when they saw Santa Claus.

We are all so excited about the trip.

He was a flamboyant, excited person whose eyes darted here and there, like a child's, afraid of what they might miss.

Doctors are excited about the new drug's potential benefits.

She is excited by the prospect of returning to school.

She was suddenly surrounded by a crowd of excited fans.

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