excitability


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.excitability - excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part
reactivity, responsiveness - responsive to stimulation
2.excitability - being easily excitedexcitability - being easily excited      
emotionalism, emotionality - emotional nature or quality
boiling point - being highly angry or excited; ready to boil over; "after an hour of waiting I was at the boiling point"

excitability

noun nervousness, stress, tension, volatility, high spirits, restlessness, restiveness, hot-headedness She has always been inclined to excitability and impatience.
Translations
سُرْعَة التَّهِيُّج
irritabilitetpirrelighed
izgulékonyság
bráîlyndi
kolay heyecana kapılma

excitability

[ɪkˈsaɪtəˈbɪlɪtɪ] N [of person] → excitabilidad f; [of mood, temperament] → nerviosismo m

excitability

nErregbarkeit f; (Med) → Reizbarkeit f

excitability

[ɪkˌsaɪtəˈbɪlɪtɪ] neccitabilità

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.

ex·cit·a·bil·i·ty

n. excitabilidad, susceptible a estimulantes.
References in classic literature ?
This speech had the effect of really interesting the doctor in my present condition, which was indeed one of chronic irritation and extreme excitability, alternating with fits of the very blackest despair.
And there are indications; malnutrition, nervous excitability, and so on.
The unusual sight of a train of wagons caused quite a sensation among these savages; who thronged about the caravan, examining everything minutely, and asking a thousand questions: exhibiting a degree of excitability, and a lively curiosity totally opposite to that apathy with which their race is so often reproached.
His excitability and his roisterous enthusiasm made them laugh.
In this microcosm he represented French loquacity and excitability, and we beg you to believe that they were well represented.
The concussion has left him, as I feared it might, in a state of nervous excitability.
It had suddenly occurred to Cassy to make use of the superstitious excitability, which was so great in Legree, for the purpose of her liberation, and that of her fellow-sufferer.
Her tranquil, tender affection for Philip, with its root deep down in her childhood, and its memories of long quiet talk confirming by distinct successive impressions the first instinctive bias,--the fact that in him the appeal was more strongly to her pity and womanly devotedness than to her vanity or other egoistic excitability of her nature,--seemed now to make a sort of sacred place, a sanctuary where she could find refuge from an alluring influence which the best part of herself must resist; which must bring horrible tumult within, wretchedness without.
She knows this herself, and when she saw that I recognized it, she admitted the excitability of her temperament to me.
Both motor learning processes and the effect of proprioceptive and cutaneous afferent signals on corticospinal excitability can be studied using electrophysiological methods.
It was demonstrated that EOLs possess relevant biological properties (1-3) and are thought to be a source of potent biological compounds, since several constituents of essentials oils show pharmacological activity, including blocking nerve excitability and acting on [Na.
It is an admitted fact that in the advancing age like every other thing, the sexual excitability also decreases especially in poor countries like India and Pakistan and more so in poor class where diet is not well balances and contains very little proteins.