excited

[ik-sahy-tid]
adjective
1.
stirred emotionally; agitated: An excited crowd awaited the arrival of the famed rock group.
2.
stimulated to activity; brisk: an excited buying and selling of stocks.

Origin:
1650–60; excite + -ed2

excitedly, adverb
excitedness, noun
hyperexcited, adjective
superexcited, adjective
unexcited, adjective

excited, exited.


1. ruffled, discomposed, stormy, perturbed, impassioned. 2. eager, active, enthusiastic.
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excited (ɪkˈsaɪtɪd)
 
adj
1.  emotionally aroused, esp to pleasure or agitation
2.  characterized by excitement: an excited dance
3.  sexually aroused
4.  (of an atom, molecule, etc) occupying an energy level above the ground state
 
ex'citedly
 
adv
 
ex'citedness
 
n

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excited
1650s, "magnetically or electrically stimulated;" modern sense of "agitated" attested 1855; pp. adj. from excite. Related: Excitedly.
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Example sentences
But the three friends also spoke excitedly of having witnessed history unfold.
And all these people are commenting excitedly about an announcement that there
  will be an announcement.
Locals also talk excitedly of future sales of holiday and retirement
  homes-hardly the original idea.
With others they would talk excitedly about the changes.
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