1Having or showing the symptoms associated with a dangerously high temperature: her fevered eyes
1.1Feeling or displaying an excessive degree of nervous excitement, agitation, or energy: my fevered adolescent imagination
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- His soloing, particularly on Hootie's Blues and his confessed favourite tune Cherokee is said to have set off wild dancing and fevered excitement among the concert goers.
- But after all this excitement and even some fevered dance-floor action I became tired and had to lie down for a bit.
- Few experiences can match the fevered, full-bodied excitement of a good island fête.
excited, agitated, frenzied, overwrought, fervid