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excited (adjective)
1.
being in a state of increased activity or agitation
SYNONIMS:
agitated, excited, frenzied, heated, hectic, hyperactive, overactive, overwrought
RELATED WORDS:
hyperexcited, overexcited; afire, aflutter, aquiver, atingle; anxious, dithery, edgy, het up, high-strung, hyped-up, hyper, jittery, jumpy, nervy, nervous, perturbed, tense, troubled, uneasy, unquiet, upset, uptight, wired
NEAR ANTONYMS:
calm, collected, composed, cool, coolheaded, placid, serene, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unshaken, untroubled, unworried
excited (adjective)
2.
showing urgent desire or interest
SYNONIMS:
agog, antsy, anxious, ardent, athirst, avid, crazy, desirous, enthused, enthusiastic, excited, geeked, great, greedy, gung ho, hepped up, hopped-up, hot, hungry, impatient, juiced, keen, nuts, pumped, raring, solicitous, stoked, thirsty, voracious, wild
RELATED WORDS:
engaged, interested; happy, hung up, obsessed; ambitious, appetent, covetous, craving, hankering, longing, pining; breathless, restive, restless; amenable, disposed, game, glad, inclined, ready, unreluctant, willing
NEAR ANTONYMS:
casual, incurious, insouciant, nonchalant, unconcerned, uninterested; aloof, detached, disinterested; impassive, stolid; halfhearted, lackadaisical, languid, languorous, lukewarm, spiritless; averse, disinclined, hesitant, loath ( loth loathe), reluctant, unwilling
apathetic, indifferent, uneager, unenthusiastic
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