Definition of Stimulation

1. Noun. The act of arousing an organism to action.

Generic synonyms: Arousal, Rousing
Specialized synonyms: Galvanisation, Galvanization
Derivative terms: Stimulate



2. Noun. Any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action.

3. Noun. (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.).
Category relationships: Physiology
Specialized synonyms: Activation, Galvanisation, Galvanization
Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process

4. Noun. Mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse.

Definition of Stimulation

1. n. The act of stimulating, or the state of being stimulated.

Definition of Stimulation

1. Noun. A pushing or goading toward action. ¹

2. Noun. An activity causing excitement or pleasure. ¹

3. Noun. (biology) Any action or condition that creates a response; sensory input. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stimulation

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Stimulation

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1. Outlines of Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt, Charles Hubbard Judd (1902)
"simply interpreted on the assumption that every color stimulation is made up of two physiological components, one corresponding to the chromatic, ..."

2. A Text book of physiology by Michael Foster (1894)
"When the surface of the brain is laid bare by removal of the skull and dura mater, mechanical stimulation of the cortex produces little or no effect, ..."

3. Diet in Health and Disease by Julius Friedenwald, John Ruhräh (1907)
"MECHANICAL OR CHEMICAL stimulation. In the first place it must be recognised that such stimulation has the effect of breaking down physical regulation ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"In this case he found that the stimulation was more manifest in the ... Le Renard found that the greatest stimulation with mold fungi occurred in the ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"Successive stimulation of the vagus and splanchnic nerves with the same strength of current shows some differences according to the order in which the two ..."

6. Principles of Physiological Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt (1904)
"The whole course of the stimulation is then dependent upon ... We may work with stimulation-processes of so little intensity that they are unable of ..."

7. A Textbook of pharmacology and therapeutics, or, the Action of drugs in by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1918)
"Another condition induced by drugs is irritation, for although this term is often applied loosely as a synonym for stimulation, the two conditions are not ..."

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