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#205995 - 06/06/12 11:52 AM Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited
As the thread title suggests...I want an ambiguous word that expresses trepedation and excitememt at future prospects. Cheers for all help!
#205996 - 06/06/12 12:02 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: purnululu]
Loc: Land of the Flat Water
anxiety, fear, apprehension, tense desire, butterfly_________________________
----please, draw me a sheep----
#206011 - 06/07/12 04:38 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: purnululu]
Loc: Northwest Florida
Hmmmn. you must mean "fear and trembling." Can't do better than that.
#206012 - 06/07/12 06:11 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: purnululu]
How about the phrase butterflies in ones stomach? Luke hinted at it, but let's lay it out in full.
#206032 - 06/08/12 10:05 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: purnululu]
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.
#206037 - 06/09/12 09:04 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: Jackie]
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!
#206105 - 06/19/12 02:35 PM Re: Looking for a word meaning overwhelmed and excited [Re: purnululu]
on tenterhooks (that's two words, but..)
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