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exciting

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adjective ex·cit·ing \ik-ˈsī-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of exciting

  • : causing feelings of interest and enthusiasm : causing excitement

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of exciting

  1. :  producing excitement

excitingly

play \-iŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of exciting in a sentence

  1. an exciting trip to Africa

  2. an exciting account of her adventures

  3. This isn't a very exciting book.



1647

First Known Use of exciting

1647


EXCITING Defined for Kids

exciting

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adjective ex·cit·ing \ik-ˈsī-tiŋ\

Definition of exciting for Students

  1. :  producing excitement <an exciting adventure>





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