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Feeling interested and excited - synonyms or related words

anticipatory

adjective

formal relating to the feelings that you get when you are expecting something to happen

interested

adjective

wanting to know about or take part in something

excited

adjective

very happy and enthusiastic because something good is going to happen, especially when this makes you unable to relax

alive

adjective

full of energy and feeling happy and excited

fascinated

adjective

very interested or attracted by someone or something

exuberant

adjective

happy, excited, and full of energy

absorbed

adjective

so interested or involved in something that you do not notice anything else

agog

adjective

excited and interested

flushed with success/triumph etc

very excited and happy in a way that is obvious to other people, when you have achieved something good

can’t put something down

used for saying that you think a book is so interesting or exciting that you cannot stop reading it

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crowdbirthing

giving birth to a baby in the presence of a large number of close relatives and/or friends

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presbyopia

a condition when a person cannot see clearly objects that are close; long sightedness

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