Definition of unexcited in English:



  • 1Not feeling or displaying enthusiasm, eagerness, or strong emotion.

    ‘he seems genuinely unexcited by becoming a major player in Hollywood’
    • ‘"I suppose one could say that," Alexander replied, his voice sounding dull and unexcited.’
    • ‘Dr Perelman is equally unexcited by the 530,000 that the Clay Mathematics Institute in Boston is almost certain to give him for solving the problem.’
    • ‘I'm rather unexcited by the whole thing.’
    • ‘Even the companies who make robots seem pretty unexcited about them.’
    • ‘When unexcited, this body of the common people, which makes up the effective force of the industrial community, is rather averse to any other than a defensive fight.’
    • ‘This discussion needs to be conducted in a sober and unexcited manner.’
    • ‘I have an interview for this job, and every day leading up to this interview, my boyfriend has become more and more unexcited about this job opportunity for me.’
    • ‘The former provincial solicitor sent soldiers east with all the unexcited deliberation of a man reading out the result of a search.’
    • ‘The girl on the information desk looks similarly unexcited.’
    • ‘Eventually, her heart began to slow down, until it reached its perfectly normal, unexcited, pedestrian pace.’
    • ‘"Even that image cannot spoil my happy mood, Miss Bingley," he replied, although by all appearances his mood was calm and unexcited.’
    • ‘If you're unexcited about the Iowa caucuses, maybe this lady's enthusiasm will be contagious.’
    • ‘I am unexcited about the possibility of purchasing another router.’
    • ‘Democrats called the proposals inadequate and Wall Street appeared unexcited about the changes, many of which had been made public before the speech.’
    • ‘While her colleagues had left the field and moved up the career ladder, to well-paid desk positions once they got married and had children, Pratap had continued to move in the frontlines of war, unexcited by the thought of sitting down and working.’
    • ‘I'm depressed by the state of the world at large and I'm unexcited by most of the people I know.’
    • ‘The survey found 56 percent of Republicans were either ambivalent or unexcited by his candidacy.’
    • ‘Unexcited as I am at the thought of doing that tiresome paper early and arguing it in front of a couple hundred people, that almost-guaranteed A is a carrot I can't resist.’
    • ‘People are unexcited about what they imagine heaven could be like.’
    • ‘He was unexcited by the subject of the novel, and was in any case preoccupied with his impending departure for America.’
    monotonous, toneless, droning, boring, dull, tedious, uninteresting, unexciting, soporific
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  • 2Physics
    Of or in the normal or lowest energy state.

    • ‘Nuclei with full shells of protons, neutrons, or both are said to have magic numbers and, if unexcited, are usually spherical.’
    • ‘It transitioned back to the unexcited state as field strength was increased from 58 V / cm to 60 V / cm (ULE = 58 V / cm).’
    • ‘Initially all the donors are unexcited and available to absorb incident excitons.’
    • ‘Hydrated electrons relax back to their unexcited state in about 50 femtoseconds.’
    • ‘In most materials in their normal state, there will be far more electrons in the unexcited lower energy level orbitals then there are in the more energetic excited ones.’