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Meaning of EXCITABLE

Pronunciation:  ik'sItubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  easily excited
  2. [adj]  (physiology) capable of responding to stimuli
 

EXCITABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: high-keyed, irritable, nervous, quick, sensitive, skittish, spooky, warm
 
 Antonyms: unexcitable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*cit"a*ble\, a. [L. excitabilis inciting: cf. F.
excitable.]
Capable of being excited, or roused into action; susceptible
of excitement; easily stirred up, or stimulated.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agitable, all nerves, apprehensive, bearish, bitchy, cankered, cantankerous, churlish, combustible, crabbed, cranky, cross, cross-grained, crusty, cussed, disagreeable, edgy, emotional, emotionally unstable, eruptive, explosive, fearful, feisty, feverish, fidgety, fractious, frightened, highly emotional, high-mettled, high-spirited, high-strung, hot-blooded, huffish, huffy, hysterical, inflammable, irascible, irritable, jumpy, mean, mercurial, mettlesome, nerves on edge, nervous, nervy, on edge, ornery, overstrung, panicky, perturbable, perverse, prickly, quick-tempered, restive, restless, sensitive, skittery, skittish, snappish, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, startlish, temperamental, testy, touchy, ugly, uneasy, unstable, volatile, volcanic, waspish
 

 

 

 

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