Associations to the word «Stimulation»

Wiktionary

STIMULATION, noun. A pushing or goading toward action.
STIMULATION, noun. An activity causing excitement or pleasure.
STIMULATION, noun. (biology) Any action or condition that creates a response; sensory input.

Dictionary definition

STIMULATION, noun. The act of arousing an organism to action.
STIMULATION, noun. Any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action.
STIMULATION, noun. (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.).
STIMULATION, noun. Mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne