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Etymology edit

excite +‎ -ed

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɪkˈsaɪtɪd/
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excited (comparative more excited, superlative most excited)

  1. Having great enthusiasm, passion and energy.
    Synonym: enthusiastic
    He was very excited about his promotion.
    • 2011, “Friday”, performed by Rebecca Black ft. Patrice Wilson:
      Yesterday was Thursday, Thursday / Today i-is Friday, Friday / We-we-we so excited / We so excited / We gonna have a ball today
  2. (physics) Being in a state of higher energy.
    The excited electrons give off light when they drop to a lower energy state.
  3. Having an erection; erect.
  4. Sexually aroused.

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  1. past participle of excite