Definition of Exciting

1. Adjective. Creating or arousing excitement. "An exciting account of her trip"




2. Adjective. Stimulating interest and discussion. "An exciting novel"
Similar to: Stimulating

Definition of Exciting

1. a. Calling or rousing into action; producing excitement; as, exciting events; an exciting story.

Definition of Exciting

1. Verb. (present participle of excite) ¹

2. Adjective. creating or producing excitement ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exciting

1. excite [v] - See also: excite

Medical Definition of Exciting

1. Calling or rousing into action; producing excitement; as, exciting events; an exciting story. Excit"ingly, Exciting causes, those which immediately produce disease, or those which excite the action of predisposing causes. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exciting

exciteable
exciteableness
excited
excited atom
excited catatonia
excited state
excited states
excitedly
exciteful
excitement
excitements
exciter
exciters
excites
excitin'
exciting (current term)
exciting cause
exciting electrode
exciting eye
excitingly
excitingness
excitive
excitives
excito-motion
excito-nutrient
excitoglandular
excitometabolic
excitomotor
excitomotory
excitomuscular

Literary usage of Exciting

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1. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1879)
"8. Steadiness of mind. 9. Bent of inclination, io. Moral sensibility, n. Moral biases. 12. Re- 1 The exciting cause, the pleasure or pain produced by it, ..."

2. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, Lina Oswald, Northern Ohio Dental Society, Ossory Archaeological Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1900)
"Thus if YQ — exciting admittance of the main magnetic flux, at synchronism, where main flux and quadrature flux are equal, the secondary exciting admittance ..."

3. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1900)
"Thus if IV —. exciting admittance of the main magnetic flux, at synchronism, where main flux and quadrature flux are equal, the secondary exciting ..."

4. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1914)
"he is afraid of exciting his expensive appetites, and summoning them as helpers in his struggle, so that, in true oligarchical style, he carries on the war ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1874)
"An attractive and exciting game of chance and skill, for two, three, or four player;- Price, $2 A new and brilliant game ot skill, for two players, ..."

6. Pneumonia: Its Supposed Connection, Pathological and Etiological, with by René La Roche (1854)
"Autumnal fevers weder the influence of various exciting causes. ... with the disease therein prevailing from the operation of a variety of exciting causes. ..."

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