Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To excite unduly or excessively.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To excite too much.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To excite to an excessive degree

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Examples

  • Could there not be a more restrained approach, so as not to overexcite other budding Moats out there or, indeed, our own slathering selves?

    Now Raoul Moat is dead, perhaps we should all feel a little sick

  • On the other hand, mercury, arachidonic acid (an inflammatory omega-6 fat from dietary sources like meat and dairy), cortisol (the stress hormone), and homocysteine (because of a lack of folate, B6, or B12) all overexcite the NMDA receptor, leading to cell death.

    The UltraMind Solution

  • Their mother put her finger to her mouth, not wanting to overexcite Kelley before she left.

    Beacon Street Girls: Lake Rescue

  • This loss of faith, however, should not overexcite whatever pockets of neocons there are left.

    Brian McNally's Letter from Saigon

  • Their mother put her finger to her mouth, not wanting to overexcite Kelley before she left.

    Beacon Street Girls: Lake Rescue

  • Otherwise he had a tendency to overexcite the dogs.

    Reiffeins Choice

  • It was Miss Langley's responsibility to make sure Eleanor did not run, or climb stairs too quickly, or overexcite herself, or take a fright.

    The Quilter's Legacy

  • It was Miss Langley's responsibility to make sure Eleanor did not run, or climb stairs too quickly, or overexcite herself, or take a fright.

    The Quilter's Legacy

  • It was Miss Langley's responsibility to make sure Eleanor did not run, or climb stairs too quickly, or overexcite herself, or take a fright.

    The Quilter's Legacy

  • It was Miss Langley's responsibility to make sure Eleanor did not run, or climb stairs too quickly, or overexcite herself, or take a fright.

    The Quilter's Legacy

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