- ex|cit|ed [ ık`saıtəd ] adjective **1. ) very happy and enthusiastic because something good is going to happen, especially when this makes you unable to relax:I was so excited I couldn't sleep.excited by: Excited by the news, Marie phoned her mother immediately.get/become excited: They're both getting excited planning the wedding.excited about: I'm so excited about the trip!excited at: He's excited at the prospect of showing his work in New York.2. ) upset, worried, or angry about something:Look, Dad, stop getting so excited I'm sure she'll be home soon.3. ) feeling that you want to have sexnothing to get excited about INFORMALused for saying that something is not as good as some people think it is╾ ex|cit|ed|ly adverb:He talked excitedly to reporters about his hopes of winning the race.
Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.
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excited — adjective 1 happy, interested, or hopeful because something good has happened or will happen: Steve s flying home tomorrow we re all really excited. | excited crowds of shoppers (+ about): The kids are so excited about Christmas. (+ by): We were… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
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