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stim·u·late

 (stĭm′yə-lāt′)
v. stim·u·lat·ed, stim·u·lat·ing, stim·u·lates
v.tr.
1. To rouse to action or increased activity; excite: a policy that stimulated people to protest; incentives to stimulate consumer spending. See Synonyms at provoke.
2. To increase temporarily the activity of (a body organ or system, for example).
3. To cause to be interested or engaged: Animals in zoos need to be stimulated to remain healthy.
4. To cause to desire to have sex; arouse sexually.
5. To excite or invigorate (a person, for example) with a stimulant.
v.intr.
To act or serve as a stimulant or stimulus.

[Latin stimulāre, stimulāt-, to goad on, from stimulus, goad.]

stim′u·lat′er, stim′u·la′tor n.
stim′u·lat′ing·ly adv.
stim′u·la′tion n.
stim′u·la′tive, stim′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.

stimulating

(ˈstɪmjʊˌleɪtɪŋ)
adj
1. inspiring new ideas or enthusiasm
2. (of a physical activity) making one feel refreshed and energetic
ˈstimuˌlatingly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stimulating - rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"
exciting - creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"
interesting - arousing or holding the attention
invigorating - imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air"
moving - arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne
stimulative - capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
unexciting, unstimulating - not stimulating
2.stimulating - that stimulates; "stimulant phenomena"
stimulative - capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
3.stimulating - making lively and cheerful; "the exhilarating effect of mountain air"
invigorating - imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air"

stimulating

stimulating

adjective
2. Producing or stimulating physical, mental, or emotional vigor:
Translations
مُثير، مُحَفِّز، مُمْتِع
podnětný
inspirerende
serkentõ
örvandi; áhugaverîur
podnetný

stimulating

[ˈstɪmjʊleɪtɪŋ] ADJ (Med etc) → estimulador, estimulante; [experience, book etc] → estimulante, inspirador

stimulating

[ˈstɪmjʊleɪtɪŋ] adj
(mentally) [book, atmosphere, discussion] → stimulant(e)
(physically) [effect] → stimulant(e)

stimulating

adjanregend; drug alsostimulierend; bath, shower, walk, musicbelebend; prospectermunternd, animierend, beflügelnd; experience (physically) → erfrischend, ermunternd; (mentally) → stimulierend; intellectually stimulatingintellektuell anregend or stimulierend; visually stimulatingvisuell anregend; sexually stimulatingsexuell erregend

stimulating

[ˈstɪmjʊˌleɪtɪŋ] adjstimolante

stimulate

(ˈstimjuleit) verb
to rouse or make more alert, active etc. After listening to the violin concerto, he felt stimulated to practise the violin again.
ˌstimuˈlation noun
ˈstimulating adjective
rousing; very interesting. a stimulating discussion.

stimulating

adj estimulante
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We were talking about what it is like to spend one's childhood in little towns like these, buried in wheat and corn, under stimulating extremes of climate: burning summers when the world lies green and billowy beneath a brilliant sky, when one is fairly stifled in vegetation, in the color and smell of strong weeds and heavy harvests; blustery winters with little snow, when the whole country is stripped bare and gray as sheet-iron.
When I get really well, John says we will ask Cousin Henry and Julia down for a long visit; but he says he would as soon put fireworks in my pillow-case as to let me have those stimulating people about now.
Eliza's flight--an unprecedented event on the place--was also a great accessory in stimulating the general excitement.
One afternoon I got lost in the woods about a mile from the hotel, and presently fell into a train of dreamy thought about animals which talk, and kobolds, and enchanted folk, and the rest of the pleasant legendary stuff; and so, by stimulating my fancy, I finally got to imagining I glimpsed small flitting shapes here and there down the columned aisles of the forest.
I had, again and again, held the water to Mason's white lips; again and again offered him the stimulating salts: my efforts seemed ineffectual: either bodily or mental suffering, or loss of blood, or all three combined, were fast prostrating his strength.
Dickon made the stimulating discovery that in the wood in the park outside the garden where Mary had first found him piping to the wild creatures there was a deep little hollow where you could build a sort of tiny oven with stones and roast potatoes and eggs in it.
But, easy and strong custom, unhappily so much easier and stronger in him than any stimulating sense of desert or disgrace, made it the life he was to lead; and he no more thought of emerging from his state of lion's jackal, than any real jackal may be supposed to think of rising to be a lion.
And really his anxiety to be of use in the investigations we have been making, and his real usefulness in extracting, and copying, and fetching, and carrying, have been quite stimulating to us.
There I was, on Joe's back, and there was Joe beneath me, charging at the ditches like a hunter, and stimulating Mr.
The barbarian chieftain, who defended his country against the Roman invasion, driven to the remotest extremity of Britain, and stimulating his followers to battle by all that has power of persuasion upon the human heart, concluded his persuasion by an appeal to these irresistible feelings: "Think of your forefathers and of your posterity.
s time, by Pierre Cormon, the steward of the last Duc d'Alencon, had always belonged to the family; and among the old maid's visible possessions this one was particularly stimulating to the covetous desires of the two old lovers.
Before Akut could guess his intention, or prevent, the boy leaped to the ground directly in the path of the king, who had now succeeded in stimulating himself to a frenzy of fury.

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