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Meaning of STIMULATION

Pronunciation:  st`imyul'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  mutual sexual stimulation prior to sexual intercourse
  2. [n]  the act of arousing an organism to action
  3. [n]  any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
  4. [n]  (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)
 

STIMULATION is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: arousal, foreplay, input, stimulant, stimulus
 
 See Also: action, activation, activity, caressing, conditioned stimulus, cuddling, cue, discriminative stimulus, elicitation, evocation, feel, fondling, galvanisation, galvanisation, galvanization, galvanization, hugging, induction, information, kick, kissing, natural action, natural process, necking, negative stimulation, negative stimulus, petting, positive stimulus, reinforcement, reinforcer, reinforcing stimulus, rousing, sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice, smooching, snuggling, turnoff, turn-on

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stim`u*la"tion\, n. [L. stimulatio: cf. F.
stimulation.]
1. The act of stimulating, or the state of being stimulated.

2. (Physiol.) 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.

 

 

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