stimulation

[stˌɪmjʊlˈe͡ɪʃən], [stˌɪmjʊlˈe‍ɪʃən], [s_t_ˌɪ_m_j_ʊ_l_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Antonyms for stimulation:

doldrums, monotone, listlessness, restlessness, monotonousness, boredom, blah, monotony, sameness, weariness, tedium, ennui.


Definitions of stimulation:

  1.   ( physiology) the effect of a stimulus ( on nerves or organs etc.) – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2.   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. – Newage Dictionary DB
  3.   The act of stimulating, or the state of being stimulated. – Newage Dictionary DB
  4.   1. The arousing of the body or any of its parts or organs to increased functional activity. 2. The condition of being stimulated. – A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  5.   Excitation or irritation of an organism or part by external influence, mechanical, chemical, etc.. – A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  6.   any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7.   mutual sexual stimulation prior to sexual intercourse – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8.   The act of exciting or spurring on, or of producing a temporary increase of vitality in; state of being so excited. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9.   Action of a stimulant. – Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  10.   Act of stimulating or exciting; the effect produced. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11.   The act of goading or exciting; a sudden increase of vital energy. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12.   the act of arousing an organism to action – Wordnet Dictionary DB

Quotes for stimulation:

  1. The investigations also proved that there were many cases of spontaneous deviation, i. e. cases where there had been no stimulation of the semi -circular canal apparatus. – Robert Barany
  2. The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep. – Marc Chagall
  3. I have so much satisfaction in my life. I have a beautiful wife and the great stimulation of an interesting career. I'm the most happy fellow that I know. – Brendan Fraser
  4. Many artists and writers have used cannabis for creative stimulation from the writers of the world's religious masterpieces to our most irreverent satirists. – Jack Herer
  5. The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress. – Joseph McCabe
  6. There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled. – Ovid
  7. From the described experiment it is clear that the mere act of eating, the food even not reaching the stomach, determines the stimulation of the gastric glands. – Ivan Pavlov
  8. Our success was mainly due to the fact that we stimulated the nerves of animals that easily stood on their own feet and were not subjected to any painful stimulus either during or immediately before stimulation of their nerves. – Ivan Pavlov
  9. The psychological basis of the metropolitan type of individuality consists in the intensification of nervous stimulation which results from the swift and uninterrupted change of outer and inner stimuli. – Georg Simmel

Usage examples for stimulation:

  1. At any rate, if the proper end of criticism be the fullest appreciation of art, if the function of a critic be the stimulation of the reader's power of comprehending and enjoying, all means to that end must be good. ” – Since Cézanne by Clive Bell
  2. The proper treatment is management rather than cultivation and stimulation – The Home Acre by E. P. Roe
  3. He'd been trying that electrical stimulation business. ” – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  4. Our servitude at first was not hard, and consisted chiefly in the stimulation of appetite to extraordinary efforts when G. had attempted to please us with some novelty in cooking. ” – Venetian Life by W. D. Howells
  5. There was stimulation to curiosity in this. ” – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  6. The novelty of the idea appealed to him and the task was proving difficult enough to give him gentle stimulation –  by
  7. Therefore he made it his aim so to arrange the theory that, no matter how the choice was made, the phenomena of gravitation, so far as its effects and its stimulation by the attracting bodies are concerned, may always be described in the same way- i. ” – The Einstein Theory of Relativity by H.A. Lorentz
  8. The Fernbild is the beginning of beauty, but within the Fernbild favorable stimulation and repose must still be sought. ” – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  9. The theory that adaptations are due to the heredity of the effects of stimulation assumes that the same stimulus has been acting for many generations. ” – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  10. By over- stimulation at first, much harm may be done, and the patient, instead of getting better, get worse. ” – The Electric Bath by George M. Schweig
  11. It provided a needed stimulation – The Precipice by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  12. “ Boys and girls up to fifteen or sixteen years of age are much better off without tea, coffee, or cocoa; for they need no artificial stimulants to their appetites, while at the same time their nervous systems are more liable to injury from the harmful effects of over- stimulation – A Handbook of Health by Woods Hutchinson
  13. The first step towards this is to interpret the phenomena of instinctive behaviour in terms of stimulation and response. ” – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  14. The only disadvantage of the tapping method of stimulation is that in long- continued experiment the point struck is liable to be injured. ” – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  15. “ Is there a bottomless well of stimulation in Germany? ” – Germany, The Next Republic? by Carl W. Ackerman
  16. Though imperial stimulation of trade is one of its main objects, this institution is not without its larger political value. ” – The War After the War by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  17. Federal officials can, however, make a further and most important contribution by leadership in stimulation of the community and voluntary agencies, and by extending Federal assistance in organization of these forces and bringing about cooperation among them. ” – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. This, the image method of stimulation enables the mind to recognize objects and to locate them in their various positions. ” – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  19. “ Dr. Loeb's paper created a sensation among the assembled scientists, as also did that of Professor A. P. Mathews, on " The Nature of the Nerve Stimulation and Alteration of Irritability." ” – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  20. “ Cynthia's fear revived under the stimulation of their anxiety. ” – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason

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