Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being excitable, excitability.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. being easily excited.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. being easily excited

Etymologies

excitable +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The half-breed had not much excitableness in his nature, but when he saw this beautiful woman with a touch of the Indian in her contour, his pale face flushed, and he showed his set teeth under his slight moustache.

    Pierre and His People, [Tales of the Far North], Volume 4.

  • They might even sometimes excite readers who possessed an adjustable "tally" of excitableness.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • Her own unsatisfied nature, her excitableness, her openness to all influences from the external world, and her incapacity for supplying her needs in any approximate degree from inward resources; her consequent changeableness, moodiness, and dependency -- were all unfavourable influences upon an invalid who loved her.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • I'll gladly share the excitableness of the moment.

    Progressive U - The new media voice for students

  • “Just so, sir,” returns Mr. Snagsby; “I was sure you would feel it yourself and would excuse the reasonableness of MY feelings when coupled with the known excitableness of my little woman.

    Bleak House

  • "Just so, sir," returns Mr. Snagsby; "I was sure you would feel it yourself and would excuse the reasonableness of MY feelings when coupled with the known excitableness of my little woman.

    Bleak House

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