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Meaning of EXCITABLE

Pronunciation:  ik'sItubul

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

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