excitableness
excitableness excitableness n. being easily excited.

Syn: excitability, volatility. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • excitableness — noun see excitable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • excitableness — See excitability. * * * …   Universalium

  • excitableness — noun The quality of being excitable, excitability …   Wiktionary

  • excitableness — ex·cit·able·ness …   English syllables

  • excitableness — noun being easily excited • Syn: ↑excitability, ↑volatility • Derivationally related forms: ↑volatile (for: ↑volatility), ↑excitable, ↑excitable ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • excitable — excitableness, n. excitably, adv. /ik suy teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. easily excited: Prima donnas had the reputation of being excitable and temperamental. 2. capable of being excited. [1600 10; < LL excitabilis. See EXCITE, ABLE] Syn. 1. emotional,… …   Universalium

  • excitability — noun 1. excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑irritability • Derivationally related forms: ↑irritable (for: ↑irritability) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • volatility — noun 1. the property of changing readily from a solid or liquid to a vapor • Derivationally related forms: ↑volatile • Hypernyms: ↑chemical property 2. the trait of being unpredictably irresolute the volatility of the market drove many investors… …   Useful english dictionary

  • excitable — adjective Date: 1609 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 > • excitability noun • excitableness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • emotionalism — Synonyms and related words: abstraction, abulia, agitability, alienation, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apathy, blood and thunder, catatonic stupor, combustibility, compulsion, dejection, demonstrativeness, depression, detachment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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