UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪkˈsaɪtɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪkˈsaɪtɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ik sītid)

From the verb excite: (⇒ conjugate)
excited is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. am excited about the [vacation, visit, premiere, interview]
  2. am excited about [going, staying, learning, seeing]
  3. am excited for the [party, day, movie]
  4. am [really, so] excited for you!
  5. am too excited to [sleep, think, stop]
  6. was excited to [have, see, find, know, be, learn]
  7. excited by the [news, prospects]
  8. [don't, try not to] get so excited!
  9. don't get [too, all] excited; it's [only, just, not, nothing]
  10. an excited [audience, crowd, person, fan]
  11. an excited [dog, cat, horse, animal]
  12. excited [levels, trade, buying and selling] of
  13. gave an excited [yell, outburst]
  14. am [genuinely, really, incredibly, just so] excited
  15. always gets excited when
  16. [got, was] excited for nothing
  17. excited and [eager, nervous, enthusiastic, ready]
  18. sexually explicit: excited by her [lover, toys, husband]
  19. sexually explicit: excited by her [movements, looks, kisses, suggestions, breasts]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. excite the [fans, kids, readers, viewers, students, nation]
  2. excited them by [saying, doing, making, promising]
  3. the [thought, idea, mention, prospect] of it excited them
  4. was excited by the [thought] of (it)
  5. the new [book, film, documentary, revelations, findings] excited interest in
  6. [attempted, tried, failed] to excite
  7. excited him [enormously, constantly]
  8. excited him by [undressing, kissing, insinuating]
  9. excite him [in bed, sexually]
  10. [barely, hardly, really] excited the [fans]
  11. excites [jealousy, hatred, fundamentalism]
  12. excite [a nerve, an impulse, your taste buds]
  13. excite the [particles, molecules]
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