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excitable

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adjective ex·cit·able \ik-ˈsī-tə-bəl\

Simple Definition of excitable

  • : easily excited

Full Definition of excitable

  1. 1 :  capable of being readily roused into action or a state of excitement or irritability

  2. 2 :  capable of being activated by and reacting to stimuli <excitable cells>

ex·cit·abil·i·ty play \-ˌsī-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
ex·cit·able·ness play \-ˈsī-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of excitable

  1. <an excitable child who needs a stable home life>



1609

First Known Use of excitable

1609


Medical Dictionary

excitable

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adjective ex·cit·able \ik-ˈsīt-ə-bəl\

Medical Definition of excitable

  1. of living tissue or an organism :  capable of being activated by and reacting to stimuli :  exhibiting irritability <the biochemistry of excitable membranes—Science>

  2. ex·cit·abil·i·ty \-ˌsīt-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\play noun, plural ex·cit·abil·i·ties





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