(adjective, verb)


1. (of persons) excessively affected by emotion

Similar word(s): agitated, aroused, emotional

2. in an aroused state

Similar word(s): agitated, aflutter, nervous, agog, crazy, fevered, drunk, intoxicated, overexcited, aroused, stimulated, stirred, teased, titillated, thrilled, thrillful

3. marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

Similar word(s): wild, delirious, frantic, mad, unrestrained

4. (of e.g. a molecule) made reactive or more reactive

Similar word(s): reactive, activated

Sentences with excited as an adjective:

- He was very excited about his promotion.

- The excited electrons give off light when they drop to a lower energy state.


1. past participle of excite