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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stimulation - the act of arousing an organism to actionstimulation - the act of arousing an organism to action
arousal, rousing - the act of arousing; "the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions"
galvanisation, galvanization - stimulation that arouses a person to lively action; "the unexpected news produced a kind of galvanization of the whole team"
2.stimulation - any stimulating information or eventstimulation - any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
information - knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
elicitation, evocation, induction - stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors; "the elicitation of his testimony was not easy"
kick - the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs); "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"
turn-on - something causing excitement or stimulating interest
negative stimulation, turnoff - something causing antagonism or loss of interest
conditioned stimulus - the stimulus that is the occasion for a conditioned response
reinforcer, reinforcing stimulus, reinforcement - (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it
discriminative stimulus, cue - a stimulus that provides information about what to do
positive stimulus - a stimulus with desirable consequences
negative stimulus - a stimulus with undesirable consequences
3.stimulation - (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
activation - stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
galvanisation, galvanization - stimulation with a galvanic current
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
4.stimulation - mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercoursestimulation - mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, petting, smooching, snuggling, necking - affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
feel - manual stimulation of the genital area for sexual pleasure; "the girls hated it when he tried to sneak a feel"

stimulation

noun
1. Something that encourages:
2. Something that causes and encourages a given response:
Translations
تَحْفيز، إثارَه
vzpruha
opmuntringstimulering
serkentés
örvun, hvatning

stimulation

[ˌstɪmjʊˈleɪʃən] N (= stimulus) → estímulo m; (= act) → estimulación f; (= state) → excitación f

stimulation

[ˌstɪmjʊˈleɪʃən] n
(mental, intellectual)stimulation f
(physical, chemical)stimulation f

stimulation

n
(act, physical, mental) → Anregung f; (from shower, walk etc) → belebende Wirkung; (Med) → Stimulation f; (sexual) → Stimulieren nt, → Erregen nt; (= state)Angeregtheit f, → Erregung f; (sexual) → Erregung f; (fig: = incentive) → Anreiz m, → Ansporn m; (intellectual) → Stimulation f
(of economy, sales etc)Ankurbelung f (→ to +gen); (of criticism)Anregung f(of zu); (of response)Hervorrufen nt

stimulation

[ˌstɪmjʊˈleɪʃn] nstimolazione f

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.

stim·u·la·tion

a. estimulación; motivación.

stimulation

n estimulación f; digital — estimulación digital; transcutaneous electrical nerve — (TENS) estimulación nerviosa eléctrica transcutánea (ENET)
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His coarse, strong nature craved, and could endure, a continual stimulation, that would have utterly wrecked and crazed a finer one.
For a time there seemed to be little hope of his escaping from the burden of this success and becoming an inventor, when, by a most happy coincidence, two of his pupils brought to him exactly the sort of stimulation and practical help that he needed and had not up to this time received.
In short, from that day forth it seemed only by a great effort as of gymnastics, and only under the immediate stimulation of the drug, that I was able to wear the countenance of Jekyll.
Her vanity received no pleasant stimulation from the thought that it was for her sake that this storm had been let loose.
He was one of those gentlemen from nowhere Fate still succeeds in producing for the stimulation of mankind.
Once more out of the clutches of his old persecutor, it needed no fresh stimulation to call forth the utmost energy and exertion that Smike was capable of summoning to his aid.
All this makes large, perhaps sometimes too large, demands on the reader's attention, but there is, of course, corresponding stimulation.
Pain is a distinct sensory quality equivalent to heat and cold, and its intensity can be roughly graded according to the force expended in stimulation.
Led on by some rudimentary aspirations towards right, and encouraged by the judicious stimulation of an occasional ten-pound note sent to him by devious methods, he has once or twice given me advance information which has been of value--that highest value which anticipates and prevents rather than avenges crime.
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