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  1. triggering(Noun)

    action of the verb to trigger

  2. triggering(Noun)

    the initiation of an action

  3. triggering(Adjective)

    that triggers or initiates

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of triggering in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of triggering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of triggering in a Sentence

  1. Gu Yongtao:

    The slump apparently triggered intensified selling, while the triggering of the circuit breaker seems to have heightened panic, as liquidity was suddenly gone and this is something no one has experienced before, it was a stampede.

  2. Jared Fox:

    Father-daughter dances inherently leave people out. Not just because of transgender status, just life in general, these can be really uncomfortable and triggering events.

  3. Claire Mysko:

    We're not making a causal relationship in that BMI tests cause eating disorders because these are very, very complex illnesses ... but these tests can be trigger moments, so if someone is vulnerable and in a vulnerable place (and is) being weighed at school or being measured in whatever way ... these are things that can be very triggering for those who are at risk.

  4. Jose Ortega y Gasset:

    Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality... the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.

  5. Virginia Tech:

    The triggering event was very clearly the use of Flint River water without any corrosion control, had the corrosion control been in the water, disinfectant would have been higher, iron would have been lower, probably the outbreak would not have occurred.

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