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excited

adjective
     
ex‧cit‧ed
1 happy, interested, or hopeful because something good has happened or will happen:
Steve flies home tomorrow - we're all really excited.
excited about
Maria's starting to get pretty excited about the wedding.
excited by/at
We're all excited by the prospect of a party.
excited to do something
Michelle sounded excited to hear from him.
excited (that)
I'm so excited that we're going to New York.
The food was nothing to get excited about (=not very good or special).
excited crowds of shoppers
2 very nervous and upset about something so that you cannot relax
excited about
There's no point getting excited about it. We can't change things.
3 feeling sexual desire
excitedly adverb:
People had gathered and were talking excitedly.

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