[ adjective ] capable of reversing or being reversed
Used in print(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)
It has further been shown that : ( 1 ) an experimental neurosis in its initial stages is associated with a reversible shift in the central autonomic balance ; ( 2 ) drugs altering the hypothalamic balance alter conditioned_reactions ; ( 3 ) in a state of depression , the positive conditioned_stimulus may fail to elicit a conditioned_reaction but cause an increased synchrony instead of the excitatory desynchronizing ( alerting ) effect on the EEG .
He showed convincingly that anxiety is a learned ( conditioned_)_reaction and is the basis of experimental and clinical neuroses and assumed , therefore , that the neuronal changes which underlie the neuroses are functional and reversible .
[ adjective ] capable of being reversed
"a reversible decision is one that can be appealed or vacated"
[ noun ] (clothing) a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)