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excited

ex·cit·ed

excited

 
pronunciation:
ihk saI tihd
part of speech: adjective
definition: aroused to a condition of excitement; thrilled; agitated.
The whole town is excited about the new highway project, with some very much in favor and others against.The doctor said that, in his condition, he shouldn't get excited.She's very excited about her upcoming trip to Nepal.
synonyms:
agitated, aroused, thrilled
antonyms:
bored, calm, unexcited
similar words:
restless, turbulent, up in arms
derivation: excitedly (adv.)