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Meaning of STIRRING

Pronunciation:  'sturing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  agitating a liquid with an implement; "constant stirring prevents it from burning on the bottom of the pan"
  2. [n]  arousing to a particular emotion or action
  3. [adj]  exciting strong but not unpleasant emotions; "a stirring speech"
  4. [adj]  capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement; "a rousing sermon"; "stirring events such as wars and rescues"
 

STIRRING is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: inspiration, moving, rousing, soul-stirring, stimulating
 
 See Also: agitation, arousal, rousing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stir"ring\, a.
Putting in motion, or being in motion; active; active in
business; habitually employed in some kind of business;
accustomed to a busy life.

      A more stirring and intellectual age than any which had
      gone before it.                          --Southey.

Syn: Animating; arousing; awakening; stimulating; quickening;
     exciting.

 

 

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