“We are so excited to finally share the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII,” said J.J. Abrams in a statement.
He's a kid again, excited about what the next chapter might hold.
But we took a picture and she was excited to meet me and I was dying to meet her.
It was considered hearsay testimony, but the judge allowed it in as “excited utterance” testimony.
The essays read like excited missives to a friend, complete with an overreliance on all caps and WTF-style abbreviations.
He evidently saw in me a mystery which excited his curiosity.
An intense feeling of contempt so excited her that she stood up on her feet.
The villagers stood in excited but quiet groups, and watched.
He's a journalist, and a journalist can only work when he's excited.
My poor messmate was, however, far too excited to listen to reason.
1650s, "magnetically or electrically stimulated;" modern sense of "agitated" attested 1855; past participle adjective from excite. Related: Excitedly.
mid-14c., "to move, stir up, instigate," from Old French esciter (12c.) or directly from Latin excitare "rouse, call out, summon forth, produce," frequentative of exciere "call forth, instigate," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + ciere "set in motion, call" (see cite). Of feelings, from late 14c. Of bodily organs or tissues, from 1831. Main modern sense of "emotionally agitate" is first attested 1821.