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Definition of "excited" []

  • Being in a state of excitement; emotionally aroused; stirred. (adjective)
  • Physics Being at an energy level higher than the ground state. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "excited" in a sentence
  • "The action current in the nerve _is from the relatively more excited to the relatively less excited_."
  • "The word excited does not even begin to describe how I feel about one day viewing a film based on Hamid's literary masterpiece, which still haunts my dreams with its bewildering final chapter."
  • "Noone, manager of psychiatric intensive care at the Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam, B.C., says the use of the term excited delirium when describing cause of death can result in the deceased being labelled as the culprit."