Anything that induces; motive; incentive
Something that promotes activity, interest, or enthusiasm.
Something that encourages
A person or thing that propels
Anything that stimulates or livens up; piquant element
(Physiol.) The progressive wave of excitation over a muscle or nerve fiber, which causes or inhibits activity in the body
Something that stimulates one to take action, work harder, etc.; stimulus
A buttress, as of masonry, or any similar structure
A basis for an action or response; a reason:
(Psychol.) A secondary stimulus that guides behavior, often without entering consciousness
(Advertising) a research rating that measures how the rational and emotional elements of a commercial affect consumer intention to consider, visit, or buy something.
The fact, state, or feeling of being discouraged
A provocation to action; a stimulus:
A sharp-pointed stick used in driving oxen
The act of inciting or moving to action.
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.
Deterrent is defined as something that prevents or blocks.
Something put into a system or expended in its operation to achieve output or a result, especially:
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