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the act of arousing an organism to action
stimulation, stimulus, stimulant, inputnoun
any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
(physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)
foreplay, arousal, stimulationnoun
mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
A pushing or goading toward action.
An activity causing excitement or pleasure.
Any action or condition that creates a response; sensory input.
Etymology: From stimulatio.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: stimulatio, Latin.
Some persons, from the secret stimulations of vanity or envy, despise a valuable book, and throw contempt upon it by wholesale. Isaac Watts, Improvement of the Mind.
the act of stimulating, or the state of being stimulated
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
Etymology: [L. stimulatio: cf. F. 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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The numerical value of stimulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of stimulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of stimulation in a Sentence
Andrea Scholer, author and philosopher:
It is difficult for intellect, technology, and peace to coexist. Not because peace is static where the other two require constant stimulation. Peace can embrace change. It is because we live in a world where intellect and technology compete for power. And peace does not allow for inequality or competition.
For some people (with ADHD), there's a need for constant stimulation, what a fidget allows some people -- not all people -- with ADHD to do is to focus their attention on what they want to focus on, because there's sort of a background motion that's occupying that need.
The cause behind these associations isn't clear, other potential biological causes could be attributed to experimental evidence linking consumption of artificial sweeteners to sugar cravings, appetite stimulation and glucose intolerance.
When iridoid cocktails were applied on the bottom of dishes that were then covered by a punctured plastic cover, cats still exhibited licking and chewing even though they couldn't contact the chemicals directly, this means that licking and chewing is an instinctive behavior elicited by olfactory stimulation of iridoids.
Around 70 percent of women orgasm through direct clitoral stimulation rather than vaginal penetration.
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