They found their uncle pacing up and down the room, evidently in a highly nervous and 16 excited state.
He was not well, he was in a highly nervous and excited state.
They might indeed have done this, but in her excited state Sue could not think it possible.
Between that place and the Shaturgurdan the natives were in a restless and excited state.
At the same time we know that he did not return to the inn until a late hour, and that, when he did, he was in an excited state.
Spain was at this time in an excited state, and split up into parties.
In the mean time, the Spanish are in such an excited state that the Government of Spain fears for the safety of our minister.
I knew that if I got into the excited state that he was beginning to get into then, it was all up.
In the present excited state of the Aztec population, it would be certain death to venture beyond the frontier of Tlascala.
It is not a conviction of the Intelligence, nor any excited state of the Sensibility.
a condition of a physical system, esp. an atom, molecule, etc., in which it has higher energy than the lowest possible energy level; the condition of an atom or molecule after absorbing energy
Excited states tend to be short-lived as they lose energy through collisions or emissions and relax back to ground state.
excited state ex·cit·ed state (ĭk-sī'tĭd)
The condition of an atom or molecule after absorbing energy from exposure to light, electricity, elevated temperature, or a chemical reaction, and which may be a necessary prelude to a chemical reaction or to the emission of light.
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A state of a physical system in which the system has more than the minimum possible potential energy. Excited states tend to be unstable and easily or spontaneously revert to lower energy states, giving off energy. Compare ground state.