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Definition of "excitative" []

  • Causing or tending to cause excitation. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "excitative" in a sentence
  • "If you haven't seen it before now take a trip over to the website of Telefís Éireann - as we culchies call it - and marvel at how John Waters somehow remains extraordinarily calm amidst Dunphy's tears and Harris's tales of his cancer treatment also intriguing to hear Senator Eoghan hark back to his Stickie days by making reference to Lenin and his remarks on "excitative terror"."
  • "Less practical surely than the fur coat, -- more amusing, certainly, than encyclopedias, -- the funny "false faces" grinned up at her with a curiously excitative audacity."
  • "The government, anticipating such acts of excitative terrorism from the Tigers, has repeatedly warned the public to be vigilant."