excitedly


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ex·cit·ed

 (ĭk-sī′tĭd)
adj.
1. Being in a state of excitement; emotionally aroused; stirred.
2. Physics Being at an energy level higher than the ground state.

ex·cit′ed·ly adv.
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Adv.1.excitedly - with excitement; in an excited manner; "she shook his hand excitedly"
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Translations
بانْفِعال، بِتَهَيُّج
begejstretspændt
izgatottan
meî æsingi
heyecanlı bir şekilde

excitedly

[ɪkˈsaɪtɪdlɪ] ADV [wave, shout] → con excitación
they were talking excitedlyhablaban muy excitados
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

excitedly

[ɪkˈsaɪtɪdli] adv [say, ask, shout, laugh] → tout excité(e)
Larry rose excitedly to his feet → Larry se leva, tout excité.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

excitedly

advaufgeregt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

excitedly

[ɪkˈsaɪtɪdlɪ] advcon eccitazione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

excite

(ikˈsait) verb
1. to cause or rouse strong feelings of expectation, happiness etc in. The children were excited at the thought of the party.
2. to cause or rouse (feelings, emotions etc). The book did not excite my interest.
exˈcitable adjective
easily becoming excited or upset.
exˌcitaˈbility noun
exˈcited adjective
exˈcitedly adverb
exˈcitement noun
His arrival caused great excitement; the excitement of travel.
exˈciting adjective
an exciting adventure.
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References in classic literature ?
Not even a shriek!" And excitedly tingled his bell.
After Jake and Otto had swallowed their first cup of coffee, they began to talk excitedly, disregarding grandmother's warning glances.
I went ben excitedly, but the room was dark, and when I heard the door shut and no sound come from the bed I was afraid, and I stood still.
"What's that?" interrupted Nancy, excitedly. "He said you reminded him of something he wanted to forget?"
As these folks came out by twos and threes upon the open, they found little knots of people talking excitedly and peering at the spinning mirror over the sand pits, and the new-comers were, no doubt, soon infected by the excitement of the oc- casion.
Starting at the unforeseen concluding exclamation of the so suddenly scornful old man, Stubb was speechless a moment; then said excitedly, I am not used to be spoken to that way, sir; I do but less than half like it, sir.
Women who were quite strangers, mere spectators, were watching it excitedly, holding their breath, in fear of losing a single movement or expression of the bride and bridegroom, and angrily not answering, often not hearing, the remarks of the callous men, who kept making joking or irrelevant observations.
"Arthur," said the young lady excitedly, "leave the room this instant; and don't dare to come back until you get leave."
"THERE THEY COME!" breathed the best man excitedly; but the bridegroom knew better.
Damon arose, to pace excitedly up and down the room.
When the train came in from Faversham, where he knew Rose had to change, he ran along it excitedly. But Rose was not there.
Ever as they fled they cast fearful glances back of them, and finally they stopped near Clayton jabbering excitedly to him as though to warn him of approaching danger.