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ex·cit·a·ble

 (ĭk-sī′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Easily excited.
2. Capable of responding to stimuli.

ex·cit′a·bil′i·ty, ex·cit′a·ble·ness n.
ex·cit′a·bly adv.

excitable

(ɪkˈsaɪtəbəl)
adj
1. easily excited; volatile
2. (Physiology) (esp of a nerve) ready to respond to a stimulus
exˌcitaˈbility, exˈcitableness n
exˈcitably adv

ex•cit•a•ble

(ɪkˈsaɪ tə bəl)

adj.
1. easily excited.
2. Physiol. capable of responding to a stimulus; irritable.
[1600–10; < Late Latin]
ex•cit`a•bil′i•ty, ex•cit′a•ble•ness, n.
ex•cit′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.excitable - easily excited
unexcitable - not easily excited; "an unexcitable temperament"
2.excitable - capable of responding to stimuli
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
sensitive - responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"

excitable

Translations
سَريع التَّهَيُّج
irritabelpirrelig
izgulékony
bráîur, uppstökkur
çabuk heyecanlanan

excitable

[ɪkˈsaɪtəbl] ADJ [person, creature] → excitable; [mood, temperament] → nervioso

excitable

[ɪkˈsaɪtəbəl] adjexcitable

excitable

adj
person, animalleicht erregbar; in an excitable stateerregt; to become or get excitableerregt werden
(Med) → reizbar

excitable

[ɪkˈsaɪtəbl] adjeccitabile

excite

(ikˈsait) verb
1. to cause or rouse strong feelings of expectation, happiness etc in. The children were excited at the thought of the party.
2. to cause or rouse (feelings, emotions etc). The book did not excite my interest.
exˈcitable adjective
easily becoming excited or upset.
exˌcitaˈbility noun
exˈcited adjective
exˈcitedly adverb
exˈcitement noun
His arrival caused great excitement; the excitement of travel.
exˈciting adjective
an exciting adventure.
References in classic literature ?
exclaimed the excitable man, as he shook hands with Tom and Ned and noted the packing evidences all about.
He folded his arms and glared at me with his excitable, slanting brown eyes.
Oh, it was a trap--not designed, but deep--to my imagination, to my delicacy, perhaps to my vanity; to whatever, in me, was most excitable.
She was compelled, at these parties, to spend most of her time at the refreshment table, for she could not dance with anybody except other women and very old men; Tamoszius was of an excitable temperament, and afflicted with a frantic jealousy, and any unmarried man who ventured to put his arm about the ample waist of Marija would be certain to throw the orchestra out of tune.
She's an excitable, nervous person: she construed her dream into an apparition, or something of that sort, no doubt; and has taken a fit with fright.
There was a red-eyed little Jew who came into the Close while I was loitering there, in company with a second little Jew whom he sent upon an errand; and while the messenger was gone, I remarked this Jew, who was of a highly excitable temperament, performing a jig of anxiety under a lamp-post and accompanying himself, in a kind of frenzy, with the words, "Oh Jaggerth, Jaggerth, Jaggerth
Sanguine temperament, great physical strength, morbidly excitable, periods of gloom, ending in some fixed idea which I cannot make out.
There was some booing from those more thoughtless and excitable souls to whom a crowd is always an occasion for noise and horse-play.
Danglars looked towards Fernand, whose excitable nature received and betrayed each fresh impression.
But unfortunately, he was of a temperament as excitable as herself.
His feelings, indeed, appeared to me more excitable than those of a younger man; or at least, the same degree of feeling manifested itself by more visible effects than if his judgment and will had possessed the potency of meridian life.
But Hetty was simply in that excitable state of mind in which there is no calculating what turn the feelings may take from one moment to another, and for the first time she became irritated under Dinah's caress.