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adjective excited pronunciation in British English /ɪkˈsaɪtɪd/
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  1. 1
    very happy and enthusiastic because something good is going to happen, especially when this makes you unable to relax

    I was so excited I couldn’t sleep.

    excited about:

    I’m so excited about the trip!

    excited by:

    Excited by the news, Marie phoned her mother immediately.

    get/become excited:

    They’re both getting excited planning the wedding.

    excited at:

    He’s excited at the prospect of showing his work in New York.

  2. 2
    upset, worried, or angry about something

    Look, Dad, stop getting so excited – I’m sure she’ll be home soon.

  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    excited for sth means the same as 'excited about' (=very happy and enthusiastic because something good is going to happen). It is used mainly by young people.

    Are you excited for your trip to Italy?

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 03/04/2014

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