Definition of Excitative

1. Adjective. (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate.

Exact synonyms: Excitant, Excitatory
Similar to: Stimulative
Derivative terms: Excite, Excite, Excite, Excite, Excite

Definition of Excitative

1. a. Having power to excite; tending or serving to excite; excitatory.

Definition of Excitative

1. Adjective. That causes excitation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Excitative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Excitative

excitableness
excitablenesses
excitably
excitant
excitants
excitate
excitation
excitation contraction coupling
excitation energy
excitation function
excitation functions
excitation radiation
excitation spectrum
excitation wave
excitations
excitative (current term)
excitator
excitatory
excitatory amino acid
excitatory amino acid agents
excitatory amino acid agonists
excitatory amino acid antagonists
excitatory amino acids
excitatory junction potential
excitatory postsynaptic potential
excitatory postsynaptic potentials
excitatory synapse
excite
exciteable
exciteableness

Literary usage of Excitative

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1. Guidelines for the Treatment, Investigation, and Control of Animal Bites (1993)
"The excitative stage almost always terminates in paralysis, ... In some animals, the excitative stage may be slight or absent in which case the clinical ..."

2. Fasting: The Ultimate Diet by Allan Cott (1997)
"excitative processes are increased and the processes of active inhibitions are relatively ... In this phase inhibition prevails over excitative processes. ..."

3. The Pamphleteer by Abraham John Valpy (1825)
"Lethargic not excitative is now the character of the disease. Beyond comparison more mischievous than the lethargic is the ..."

4. The Hebraic Tongue Restored and the True Meaning of the Hebrew Words Re by Antoine Fabre d'Olivet (1921)
"excitative FORM Again here the- excitative radical form, (exception being made of the sign ‘,) is replaced in the active ..."

5. Official aptitude maximized; expense minimized: as shewn in the several by Jeremy Bentham (1830)
"Lethargic not excitative is now the character of the disease. Beyond comparison more mischievous than the lethargic is the ..."

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