stimulus

[ stim-yuh-luhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF stimulus

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STIMULUS

She would want his companionship and the stimulus of his mind, in hers.

Her distress was a new gratification and stimulus to her betrayer.

The stimulus to variation may have come from the mother as well as the father.

Isolation from the mother country was a stimulus to the inventive imagination.

Expose him to the stimulus of necessity in an unsettled country.

But may not the stimulus which love has given to fancy be some day exhausted?

It has never had any stimulus to grow, or any field in which to blossom and produce fruit.

Only such traits develop as find a stimulus in the environment.

He was not a rebuke, but a stimulus, and banished morbidity.

He would tell us that you cannot restore strength by a stimulus.

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