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|Noun||1.||negative stimulus - a stimulus with undesirable consequences|
stimulant, stimulus, stimulation, input - any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
pain in the ass, pain in the neck, bother, botheration, infliction, annoyance, pain - something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness; "washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"; "a bit of a bother"; "he's not a friend, he's an infliction"
aversive stimulus - any negative stimulus to which an organism will learn to make a response that avoids it
headache, worry, vexation, concern - something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry"