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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To stir to activity.
  • v. To call forth (a reaction or emotion, for example); elicit: odd noises that excited our curiosity.
  • v. To arouse strong feeling in: speakers who know how to excite a crowd. See Synonyms at provoke.
  • v. Physiology To produce increased activity or response in (an organ, tissue, or part); stimulate.
  • v. Physics To increase the energy of.
  • v. Physics To raise (an atom, for example) to a higher energy level.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To stir the emotions of.
  • v. To arouse or bring out (eg feelings); to stimulate.
  • v. , (physics) To cause an electron to move to a higher than normal state; to promote an electron to an outer level.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To call to activity in any way; to rouse to feeling; to kindle to passionate emotion; to stir up to combined or general activity
  • v. To call forth or increase the vital activity of an organism, or any of its parts.
  • v. To energize (an electro-magnet); to produce a magnetic field in.
  • v. To raise to a higher energy level; -- used especially of atoms or molecules, or of electrons within atoms or molecules.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To call into movement or active existence by some stimulating influence; quicken into manifestation; stir or start up; set in motion or operation: as, to excite a mutiny; to excite hope or animosity.
  • To induce action or activity in; stimulate; animate; arouse.
  • To impel by incentives or motives; instigate; incite: as, to excite the people to revolt.
  • To arouse the emotions of; agitate or perturb mentally; move: as, he was greatly excited by the news.
  • Synonyms To awaken, incite, inflame, kindle, irritate, provoke.
  • In electric machinery, to send current through the magnetic field coils, and so produce the magnetism required for the operation of the machine.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. stimulate sexually
  • v. act as a stimulant
  • v. stir feelings in
  • v. produce a magnetic field in
  • v. arouse or elicit a feeling
  • v. cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
  • v. stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
  • v. raise to a higher energy level
  • Antonym
    calm    relax   
    Verb Form
    excited    excites    exciting   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    change    modify    alter   
    Words with the same meaning
    awaken    incite    animate    inflame    stimulate    provoke    irritate    move    cause    actuated   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Bright    Dwight    Knight    Night    White    Wight    Wright    alight    allright    alright   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    fascinate    new    unpleasant    disturb    amaze