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EXCITABILITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does excitability mean? 

EXCITABILITY (noun)
  The noun EXCITABILITY has 2 senses:

1. excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part
2. being easily excited

  Familiarity information: EXCITABILITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXCITABILITY (noun)


Sense 1excitability [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Excessive sensitivity of an organ or body part

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

excitability; irritability

Hypernyms ("excitability" is a kind of...):

reactivity; responsiveness (responsive to stimulation)


Sense 2excitability [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Being easily excited

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

excitableness; excitability; volatility

Hypernyms ("excitability" is a kind of...):

emotionalism; emotionality (emotional nature or quality)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "excitability"):

boiling point (being highly angry or excited; ready to boil over)


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