|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers|
|Section I. Affections in General|
| Section IV. Possessive Relations|
|825. [Excess of Sensitiveness.] Excitability.|
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|NOUN:||EXCITABILITY, impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness &c. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, non-endurance; irritability (irascibility) [See Irascibility]; itching (desire) [See Desire]; wincing; disquiet, disquietude; restlessness; fidgets, fidgetiness; agitation &c. (irregular motion) [See Agitation].|
TREPIDATION, perturbation, ruffle, hurry, fuss, flurry, fluster, flutter; pother, stew [colloq.], ferment; whirl; buck fever [colloq.]; stage fright; hurry-scurry or hurry-skurry; thrill (feeling) [See Feeling]; state -, fever- of excitement; transport.
PASSION, excitement, flush, heat; fever, fever-heat; fire, flame, fume, blood boiling; tumult; effervescence, ebullition; boiling, - over; whiff, gust, storm, tempest; scene, breaking out, burst, fit, paroxysm, explosion, out-break, outburst; agony.
FURY; violence [See Violence]; fierceness &c. adj.; rage, furor, furore [It.], desperation, madness, distraction, raving, delirium; frenzy or phrensy, hysterics; intoxication; tearing -, raging- passion; towering rage; anger [See Resentment].
FIXED IDEA, lidée fixe [F.], monomania; fascination, infatuation, fanaticism; Quixotism, Quixotry; tête montée [F.].
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|VERB:||BE IMPATIENT &c. adj.; not be able to bear [See Inexcitability]; bear ill, wince, chafe, champ the bit; be in a stew [colloq.] &c. n.; be out of all patience, fidget, fuss, not have a wink of sleep; toss, - on ones pillow.|
FUME, rage, foam; lose ones temper [See Resentment]; break out, burst out, fly out; go -, fly- -off, - off at a tangent; explode; flare up, flame up, fire up, burst into a flame, take fire, fire, burn; stew [colloq.]; boil, - over; rave, rant, tear; go -, run- -wild, - mad; go into hysterics; run riot, run amuck; battre la campagne [F.], faire le diable à quatre [F.]; play the deuce [slang]; raise -Cain, - the mischief, - the devil [all slang].
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|ADJECTIVE:||EXCITABLE, easily excited, in an excitable state; startlish, mettlesome, high-mettled, skittish; high-strung; irritable (irascible) [See Irascibility]; impatient, intolerant; moody, maggoty-headed.|
FEVERISH, febrile, hysterical; delirious, mad.
UNQUIET, mercurial, electric, galvanic, hasty, hurried, restless, fidgety, fussy; chafing &c. v.
VEHEMENT, demonstrative, violent, wild, furious, fierce, fiery, hot-headed, madcap.
OVERZEALOUS, enthusiastic, impassioned, fanatical; rabid (eager) [See Desire].
RAMPANT, clamorous, uproarious, turbulent, tempestuous, tumultuary, boisterous.
IMPULSIVE, impetuous, passionate, uncontrolled, uncontrollable, ungovernable, irrepressible, stanchless or staunchless, inextinguishable, burning, simmering, volcanic, ready to burst forth.
excited, exciting [See Excitation].
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|ADVERB:||in confusion, pell-mell; in trepidation &c. n.|
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|INTERJECTION:||pish! pshaw! horrors!|
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- Noli me tangere.
- Filled with fury, rapt, inspird.Collins
- Maggiore fretta minore atto.
- For joy he was as a song.Dunsany
- On with the dance! let joy be unconfined.Byron
- Whispering with white lips, The foe! They come! They come!Byron
- Quiet to quick bosoms is a hell.Byron
- All is not bold that titters.Cynics Calendar