What does the word excitable mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • easily excited

Usage examples for excitable

  1. It would be so, if the consequence necessarily followed that because people are excitable they must always be in a state of excitement. – The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill
  2. And yet these monstrous events, and excitable minds, produced only a slight intoxication. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  3. Children of vivid imagination, nervously excitable and fragile in constitution, rather easily fall into little eccentric ways which grow very rapidly and are hard to overcome. – The Education of Catholic Girls by Janet Erskine Stuart