Overexcite \O`ver*ex*cite"\, v. t. To excite too much. [1913 Webster]

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  • overexcite — ► VERB ▪ excite excessively. DERIVATIVES overexcitable adjective overexcitement noun …   English terms dictionary

  • overexcite — overexcitable, adj. overexcitability, n. overexcitably, adv. overexcitement, n. /oh veuhr ik suyt /, v.t., overexcited, overexciting. to excite too much. [1815 25; OVER + EXCITE] * * * …   Universalium

  • overexcite — verb To excite to an excessive degree …   Wiktionary

  • overexcite — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. overstimulate, quicken, provoke, arouse; see excite 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • overexcite — o·ver·ex cite || ‚əʊvÉ™(r)ɪk saɪt v. get overly excited; make too excited; make too enthusiastic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overexcite — verb [usu. as adjective overexcited] excite excessively. Derivatives overexcitable adjective overexcitement noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • overexcite — v overstimulate, add fuel to the flame, pour oil on the fire; instigate, provoke, incite, foment, Sl. psych, egg on; infuriate, madden, exasperate; aggravate, exacerbate; stimulate, animate, invigorate, rally, jolt, jog; agitate, commove,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • overexcite — o ver•ex•cite′ v. t. cit•ed, cit•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • overexcite — /oʊvərəkˈsaɪt/ (say ohvuhruhk suyt) verb (t) (overexcited, overexciting) to excite too much. –overexcitable, adjective –overexcitement, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • overexcite — v.tr. excite excessively. Derivatives: overexcitement n …   Useful english dictionary

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