excited

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪkˈsaɪtɪd/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
excited

Comparative
more excited

Superlative
most excited

  1. If a person is excited, he or she is very enthusiastic.
    He was very excited about his promotion.
  2. (physics) If an electron is excited, it is in a state of higher energy.
    The excited electrons give off light when they drop to a lower energy state.

Verb[change]

Plain form
excite

Third-person singular
excites

Past tense
excited

Past participle
excited

Present participle
exciting

  1. The past tense and past participle of excite.