excitable


ex·cit·able

adjective \ik-ˈsī-tə-bəl\

: easily excited

Full Definition of EXCITABLE

1
:  capable of being readily roused into action or a state of excitement or irritability
2
:  capable of being activated by and reacting to stimuli <excitable cells>
ex·cit·abil·i·ty \-ˌsī-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
ex·cit·able·ness \-ˈsī-tə-bəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of EXCITABLE

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

First Known Use of EXCITABLE

1609

Rhymes with EXCITABLE

ex·cit·able

adjective \ik-ˈsīt-ə-bəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXCITABLE

of living tissue or an organism : capable of being activated by and reacting to stimuli : exhibiting irritability <the biochemistry of excitable membranes—Science>
ex·cit·abil·i·ty \-ˌsīt-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural ex·cit·abil·i·ties

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