What does stirring mean?

Definitions for stirring
ˈstɜr ɪŋstir·ring

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stirring.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stirring(noun)

    agitating a liquid with an implement

    "constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan"

  2. inspiration, stirring(adj)

    arousing to a particular emotion or action

  3. rousing, stirring(adj)

    capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement

    "a rousing sermon"; "stirring events such as wars and rescues"

  4. stirring, soul-stirring(adj)

    exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions

    "a stirring speech"

Wiktionary

  1. stirring(Noun)

    An occasion on which something stirs or is stirred

  2. stirring(Adjective)

    invigorating or inspiring

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stirring

    of Stir

  2. Stirring(adj)

    putting in motion, or being in motion; active; active in business; habitually employed in some kind of business; accustomed to a busy life

How to pronounce stirring?

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How to say stirring in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stirring in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stirring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of stirring in a Sentence

  1. John Millman:

    I couldn't miss the (parade). That was a really stirring moment for me. It's hard to explain the emotions I got walking into that stadium, and obviously that carried over to today, i was pumped up from the word go.

  2. Dan Quayle, 4/11/91 (reported in Esquire, 8/92):

    [The U.S. victory in Gulf war was] a stirring victory for the forces of aggression.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    O, now, for ever Farewell the tranquil mind farewell content Farewell the plumed troop and the big wars That make ambition virtue O, farewell Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner, and all quality, Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war And, O you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell Othello's occupation's gone

  4. Lynn Su-lin:

    There's dissatisfaction, you can feel it, and people are stirring for change.

  5. Andr Gide:

    It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.

Images & Illustrations of stirring

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