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synonyms for stimuli

  • catalyst
  • encouragement
  • fillip
  • impetus
  • incentive
  • motivation
  • stimulant
  • stimulation
  • bang
  • boost
  • cause
  • charge
  • fireworks
  • flash
  • goad
  • impulse
  • incitation
  • incitement
  • inducement
  • instigation
  • invitation
  • kick
  • motive
  • propellant
  • push
  • spur
  • sting
  • turn-on
  • urging
  • eye-opener
  • piquing
  • shot in the arm

antonyms for stimuli

MOST RELEVANT
  • block
  • discouragement
  • hindrance
  • deterrent
  • tranquilizer
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How to use stimuli in a sentence

And the most vivid First Impressions always result from the action of the intellect upon the sensuous stimuli from ear and eye.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The patients either do not tell the truth, or have very elastic notions as to moderation in the use of alcoholic stimuli.
A STATISTICAL INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND TREATMENT OF EPILEPSYALEXANDER HUGHES BENNETT
In such a case we call the engrams of the two stimuli "associated."
THE ANALYSIS OF MINDBERTRAND RUSSELL
(b) It gives the same response to stimuli which do not differ in relevant ways.
THE ANALYSIS OF MINDBERTRAND RUSSELL
I will merely refer here to certain other stimuli which have in many cases aroused sexual excitement for the first time.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
Psychical stimuli are perhaps even more important than physical stimuli.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
To severe stimuli, protoplasm usually responds by contracting, another power which it possesses.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
This area, called the lateral line, is believed to be sensitive to mechanical stimuli of certain sorts.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Such stimuli are continuously in operation, and the best educator has no power to exclude their influence.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
We know that the sexual impulse may be excited by innumerable external stimuli.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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