exciting

When something is exciting, it is full of activity and gets your blood pumping. Anything causing excitement is exciting.

If your heart is racing and you’re thrilled, exhilarated, or jumping up and down with anticipation, something must be exciting. Different people find different things exciting. A close football game is exciting for fans. Being in love is exciting for just about anyone. Learning something new, whether French or juggling, is exciting. An action movie is supposed to be exciting — if it's not, it must not be very good. When you have exciting news, you can't wait to share it.

Definitions of exciting
  1. adjective
    creating or arousing excitement
    “an exciting account of her trip”
    Synonyms:
    breathless, breathtaking
    tending to cause suspension of regular breathing
    elating, exhilarating
    making lively and joyful
    electric, galvanic, galvanising, galvanizing
    affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling
    electrifying, thrilling
    causing a surge of emotion or excitement
    glamorous, glamourous
    having an air of allure, romance and excitement
    heady, intoxicating
    extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic
    titillating
    pleasantly and superficially exciting
    tickling, tingling, titillating
    exciting by touching lightly so as to cause laughter or twitching movements
    interesting
    arousing or holding the attention
    provocative
    serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy
    sexy
    marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest
    stimulating
    rousing or quickening activity or the senses
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    Antonyms:
    unexciting
    not exciting
    commonplace, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous
    not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    uninspired
    having no intellectual or emotional or spiritual excitement
    tame
    flat and uninspiring
    uninteresting
    arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement
    unprovocative, unprovoking
    not provocative
    unexciting, unstimulating
    not stimulating
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  2. adjective
    stimulating interest and discussion
    “an exciting novel”
    Synonyms:
    stimulating
    rousing or quickening activity or the senses
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