Definition of Stimulating

1. Adjective. Rousing or quickening activity or the senses. "A stimulating discussion"




2. Adjective. That stimulates. "Stimulant phenomena"
Exact synonyms: Stimulant
Similar to: Stimulative
Derivative terms: Stimulate, Stimulate, Stimulate

3. Adjective. Making lively and cheerful. "The exhilarating effect of mountain air"
Exact synonyms: Exhilarating
Similar to: Invigorating

Definition of Stimulating

1. Adjective. Having a manner that stimulates. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of stimulate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stimulating

1. stimulate [v] - See also: stimulate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stimulating

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stimulated emission depletion microscopy
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stimulating (current term)
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Literary usage of Stimulating

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1. A Treatise on Domestic Economy: For the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at by Catharine Esther Beecher (1843)
"Eating too much, eating too often, eating too fast, eating food and condiments that are too stimulating, eating food that is too warm or too cold, ..."

2. Oecd Economic Surveys: United Kingdom by OECD. (2005)
"Flexible childcare: ensuring cost-consciousness while stimulating innovation The working tax credit could be adjusted to strengthen support for childcare ..."

3. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"... was most stimulating, MgCO» proved most toxic. Natural calcareous limestones produced ... stimulating effect is attributed to the radioactivity of the ..."

4. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"In / the stimulating electrode is the cathode; the threads of current which have started from the anode (the indifferent electrode) placed elsewhere, ..."

5. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1902)
"Du Bos is certainly an interesting and stimulating writer; but his very excursions into generality seem to have precluded him from studying any particular ..."

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