un·​ex·​cit·​ed ˌən-ik-ˈsī-təd How to pronounce unexcited (audio)
: not excited: such as
: marked by a lack of excitement : calm
an unexcited response
an unexcited voice/manner
The point is to remain unexcited, to run at a steady pace.Anthony Giardina
: not affected by outward stimuli
unexcited atoms
unexcitedly adverb

Examples of unexcited in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Early in the third episode, as his children are mingling at his son Connor's (Alan Ruck) wedding to the hilariously unexcited Willa (Justinen Lupe), Roman (Kieran Culkin) receives a call from the private jet carrying Logan to Sweden for negotiations with a buyer. David Faris, The Week, 12 Apr. 2023 If voters of one party are unexcited and stay home, the other party benefits. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 28 Oct. 2022 But all of it is a feast for the eyes—eyes weary of my home surroundings, but also generally unexcited by the design offerings of pandemic Instagram. Alexandra Lange, The New Yorker, 22 Feb. 2022 With Couch Guy, his crime was seeming unexcited to see his long-distance girlfriend enter the room. Washington Post, 23 Jan. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1735, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unexcited was in 1735

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“Unexcited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexcited. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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