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#205995 - 06/06/12 11:52 AM Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited
purnululu Offline
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Registered: 06/06/12
Posts: 4
Hey wordsters,
As the thread title suggests...I want an ambiguous word that expresses trepedation and excitememt at future prospects. Cheers for all help!

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#205996 - 06/06/12 12:02 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: purnululu]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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Registered: 06/23/08
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anxiety, fear, apprehension, tense desire, butterfly
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#206011 - 06/07/12 04:38 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: purnululu]
MissAriadne Offline
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Registered: 05/18/12
Posts: 6
Loc: Northwest Florida
Hmmmn. you must mean "fear and trembling." Can't do better than that.

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#206012 - 06/07/12 06:11 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: purnululu]
Faldage Offline
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How about the phrase butterflies in ones stomach? Luke hinted at it, but let's lay it out in full.

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#206032 - 06/08/12 10:05 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: purnululu]
Jackie Online   content

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Registered: 03/15/00
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Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
A-tremble? [half stealing from Miss A] If you're looking for one single word, that is. The phrase on pins and needles comes to mind. Welcome.

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#206037 - 06/09/12 09:04 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: Jackie]
purnululu Offline
stranger

Registered: 06/06/12
Posts: 4
Thanks for the suggestions. I'm a little disappointed I can't find a single word, as muh as I like the proposed idioms. Thanks for the help!

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#206105 - 06/19/12 02:35 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: purnululu]
wsieber Offline
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Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 1027
Loc: Switzerland
on tenterhooks (that's two words, but..)

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