Stimulus synonyms

stĭm'yə-ləs

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Anything that induces; motive; incentive
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Something that promotes activity, interest, or enthusiasm.
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(Emergency medicine) The second step in OPQRST regarding the investigation of what makes the symptoms MOI or NOI improve or deteriorate.
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Something that encourages
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An incentive to act in a particular way; a reason or emotion that makes one want to do something; anything that prompts a choice of action. [from 15th c.]
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A person or thing that propels
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Anything that stimulates or livens up; piquant element
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(Physiol.) The progressive wave of excitation over a muscle or nerve fiber, which causes or inhibits activity in the body
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Something that stimulates one to take action, work harder, etc.; stimulus
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A buttress, as of masonry, or any similar structure
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A basis for an action or response; a reason:
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A pushing or goading toward action.
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A push from behind, as to one who is endeavoring to climb; help.
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(Chemistry) A substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without being consumed in the process.
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(Psychol.) A secondary stimulus that guides behavior, often without entering consciousness
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Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
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A call to act; encouragement to act, often in an illegal fashion.
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(Advertising) a research rating that measures how the rational and emotional elements of a commercial affect consumer intention to consider, visit, or buy something.
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The fact, state, or feeling of being discouraged
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A device (now often electrical) used to goad livestock into moving.
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A provocation to action; a stimulus:
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A person, device or substance that stimulates.
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A sharp-pointed stick used in driving oxen
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The act of inciting or moving to action.
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The act of instigating, or the state of being instigated; incitement; especially to evil or wickedness.
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A similar device used to activate any mechanism.
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(Pharmacology) A drug used to reduce anxiety or tension; a sedative.
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(Psychology) The use of a neutral stimulus, originally paired with one that invokes a response, to generate a conditioned response
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The definition of a sting is a pricking, wounding or causing of pain, or the pain or wound from such an act, or is slang and means a situation in which undercover agents trap criminals.
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Deterrent is defined as something that prevents or blocks.
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Something put into a system or expended in its operation to achieve output or a result, especially:
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Find another word for stimulus. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stimulus, like: inducement, stimulant, provocation, encouragement, motive, impetus, propellant, fillip, impulse, incentive and spur.