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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
References in classic literature ?
Abandoning momentarily the standpoint of behaviourism, we may presume that hungry animals experience sensations involving discomfort, and stimulating such movements as seem likely to bring them to the food which is outside the cages.
For now that the schools are gone, and the regular sight-seers exhausted,' said Mrs Jarley, 'we come to the General Public, and they want stimulating.
Clacton put it, to think rightly; "generating and stimulating," those were his words.
Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.
A thin envelope from an editor in the morning's mail was more stimulating than half a dozen cocktails.
His main interest, however, was now in philosophy; perhaps no Englishman has ever had a more profoundly philosophical mind; and through scattered writings and through his stimulating though prolix talks to friends and disciples he performed a very great service to English thought by introducing the viewpoint and ideas of the German transcendentalists, such as Kant, Schelling, and Fichte.
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.
After this, as we floated gently back to Flatland, I could hear the mild voice of my Companion pointing the moral of my vision, and stimulating me to aspire, and to teach others to aspire.
But I could hardly have respected him more, whatever the stimulating influences of this sight might have been.
com)-- According to a recently published report, the global Erythropoietin Stimulating Agents Market is expected to grow $7.
Anderson, "The building industry helped counter the region's most recent downturn by creating jobs, tax revenues and stimulating further development.
We were baffled at first because nothing about this protein suggests it would be responsible for stimulating growth" says Benowitz.

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