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They also found that mice without the MEF2 gene in their frontal cortex did not show the expected cognitive benefit from being raised in a stimulating environment, and their neurons became abnormally excitable.
A GENE THAT KEEPS THE BRAIN SHARP?ANNE TRAFTONDECEMBER 17, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
He is of so excitable a constitution, that his faculties being so far confused is the best thing, perhaps, that could be.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
I sit at home nearly all day, and Rubinstein, who leads rather an excitable life, cannot sufficiently marvel at my industry.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
There is a false hydrophobia observed in excitable persons that have been bitten by a dog thought to be mad.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
His manner was sometimes excitable, as we have seen above; but usually he was like what gentlemen with us desire to be.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
As I ran by the side of the excitable fishers, I urged upon one or two of them the wisdom and duty of preventing a conflict.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
A breath, and these sullen, excitable men would hurl themselves upon him.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
But it becomes a more serious matter when learned men employ inflated language in addressing ignorant and excitable audiences.
IS ULSTER RIGHT?ANONYMOUS
He was not the least angry; it was not the same woman that he was looking at —that thin, excitable little doll of those days.
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
All the Wollstonecrafts inherited a peculiarly excitable temperament.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
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WORDS RELATED TO EXCITABLE

  • choleric
  • cranky
  • cross
  • excitable
  • fiery
  • hot-tempered
  • impatient
  • impulsive
  • inflammable
  • irascible
  • irritable
  • passionate
  • peppery
  • petulant
  • quarrelsome
  • ratty
  • sensitive
  • short-tempered
  • shrewish
  • splenetic
  • temperamental
  • testy
  • waspish
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