Definitions for Stimulation

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. stimulation(noun)

    the act of arousing an organism to action

  2. stimulation, stimulus, stimulant, input(noun)

    any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action

  3. stimulation(noun)

    (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)

  4. foreplay, arousal, stimulation(noun)

    mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse

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  1. stimulation(Noun)

    A pushing or goading toward action.

  2. stimulation(Noun)

    An activity causing excitement or pleasure.

  3. stimulation(Noun)

    Any action or condition that creates a response; sensory input.

  4. Origin: From stimulatio.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Stimulation(noun)

    the act of stimulating, or the state of being stimulated

  2. Stimulation(noun)

    the irritating action of various agents (stimuli) on muscles, nerves, or a sensory end organ, by which activity is evoked; especially, the nervous impulse produced by various agents on nerves, or a sensory end organ, by which the part connected with the nerve is thrown into a state of activity; irritation

  3. Origin: [L. stimulatio: cf. F. stimulation.]

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  1. Stimulation

    Stimulation is the action of various agents on nerves, muscles, or a sensory end organ, by which activity is evoked; especially, the nervous impulse produced by various agents on nerves, or a sensory end organ, by which the part connected with the nerve is thrown into a state of activity. The word is also often used metaphorically. For example, an interesting or fun activity can be described as "stimulating", regardless of its physical effects on nerves. Stimulate means act as stimulus to, stimulus means things that rouses to activity, now rouses means exciting, stirring.


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