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stir·ring

 (stûr′ĭng)
adj.
1. Exciting strong feelings, as of inspiration; rousing. See Synonyms at moving.
2. Archaic Active; lively.
n.
A slight motion or moving about: restless stirrings.

stir′ring·ly adv.

stirring

(ˈstɜːrɪŋ)
adj
1. exciting the emotions; stimulating
2. active, lively, or busy
ˈstirringly adv

stir•ring

(ˈstɜr ɪŋ)

adj.
1. rousing, exciting, or thrilling.
2. active, bustling, or lively.
[before 900]
stir′ring•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stirring - agitating a liquid with an implementstirring - agitating a liquid with an implement; "constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan"
agitation - the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)
2.stirring - arousing to a particular emotion or action
arousal, rousing - the act of arousing; "the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions"
Adj.1.stirring - capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement; "a rousing sermon"; "stirring events such as wars and rescues"
stimulating - rousing or quickening activity or the senses; "a stimulating discussion"
2.stirring - exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions; "a stirring speech"
moving - arousing or capable of arousing deep emotion; "she laid her case of destitution before him in a very moving letter"- N. Hawthorne

stirring

adjective exciting, dramatic, thrilling, moving, spirited, inspiring, stimulating, lively, animating, rousing, heady, exhilarating, impassioned, emotive, intoxicating a stirring account of the final months of the old regime

stirring

adjective
Exciting a deep, usually somber response:
Translations
مُثير
vzrušující
izgató
áhrifamikill

stirring

[ˈstɜːrɪŋ]
A. ADJ [speech, music] → emocionante, conmovedor
B. N I sense no stirring of interestno creo que esté despertando ningún interés
there were stirrings of protestla gente empezó a protestar

stirring

[ˈstɜːrɪŋ] adj (= rousing) [speech, performance, account, song] → émouvant(e)

stirring

adj speech, music, scene, poetrybewegend; (stronger) → aufwühlend; victorybewegend; days, timesbewegt
n (= development) a stirring of interestein sich regendes Interesse; there were stirrings of unease/discontentUnbehagen/Unzufriedenheit machte sich breit; the first stirrings of somethingdie ersten Anzeichen plvon etw

stirring

[ˈstɜːrɪŋ] adj (exciting) → entusiasmante; (moving) → commovente

stir

(stəː) past tense, past participle stirred verb
1. to cause (a liquid etc) to be mixed especially by the constant circular movement of a spoon etc, in order to mix it. He put sugar and milk into his tea and stirred it; She stirred the sugar into the mixture.
2. to move, either slightly or vigorously. The breeze stirred her hair; He stirred in his sleep; Come on – stir yourselves!
3. to arouse or touch (a person or his feelings). He was stirred by her story.
noun
a fuss or disturbance. The news caused a stir.
ˈstirring adjective
exciting or moving. a stirring tale.
ˈstir-fry verb
to fry in hot oil for a short time while stirring. stir-fried vegetables.
stir up
to cause (trouble etc). He was trying to stir up trouble at the factory.
References in classic literature ?
I brood too much over my own small affairs, and need stirring up, so as I can be spared this winter, I'd like to hop a little way and try my wings.
All of the people stirring about excited his mind, and he wondered what his mother was doing in the house in town.
One old rooster was stirring about, pecking at the solid lump of ice in their water-tin.
repeated Edna in amazement, stirring her coffee absently.
Let us hear what you can do in that way; 'twill be a friendly manner of saying good-night, for 'tis time that these ladies should be getting strength for a hard and a long push, in the pride of the morning, afore the Maquas are stirring.
It is a very genuine admiration, that with which persons too shy or too awkward to take a due part in the bustling world regard the real actors in life's stirring scenes; so genuine, in fact, that the former are usually fain to make it palatable to their self-love, by assuming that these active and forcible qualities are incompatible with others, which they choose to deem higher and more important.
Cluster all these individuals together, as they sometimes were, with other miscellaneous ones to diversify the group, and, for the time being, it made the Custom-House a stirring scene.
My lucidity must have seemed awful, but the charming creatures who were victims of it, passing and repassing in their interlocked sweetness, gave my colleague something to hold on by; and I felt how tight she held as, without stirring in the breath of my passion, she covered them still with her eyes.
Though not one of the oarsmen was then facing the life and death peril so close to them ahead, yet with their eyes on the intense countenance of the mate in the stern of the boat, they knew that the imminent instant had come; they heard, too, an enormous wallowing sound as of fifty elephants stirring in their litter.
The great mills were getting under way--one could hear a vast stirring, a rolling and rumbling and hammering.
One luckless wight contrived to upset the gravy; and then gravy had to be got up de novo, with due care and formality, Aunt Chloe watching and stirring with dogged precision, answering shortly, to all suggestions of haste, that she "warn't a going to have raw gravy on the table, to help nobody's catchings.
And she has invented a bugle-call all by herself, out of her own head, and it's a stirring one, and the prettiest in the service.