Definitions

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  • adj. Having a manner that stimulates.
  • v. Present participle of stimulate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. rousing or quickening activity or the senses
  • adj. that stimulates
  • adj. making lively and cheerful

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Examples

  • That is what I call stimulating Colonial production through the agency of price.

    Liberalism and the Social Problem

  • On each poster, the word "stimulating" is both italicized and underscored.

    Host

  • Getty Images/Stock Illustration The payroll tax cut was sold in the name of stimulating growth and hiring, yet the economy has grown more slowly this year than in last year's fourth quarter.

    Obama's Real Revenue Problem

  • I think the American Economic Association needs to do its part in stimulating the economy by hiring a decent graphic designer.

    Matthew Yglesias » Grounds for Optimism

  • I'd like you to know however that the reason I decided to get my Economics PhD and that I find it so stimulating is that I was introduced to the work of Kahneman and Tversky and Allais and others and it really struck a chord with me.

    Worrying About Demand, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • That has to be a positive, as in stimulating the economy.

    Wall Street and health care under attack

  • If I am reading Kyl correctly, he is saying let's keep the Bush tax cuts which have worked so well over the last 8 years in stimulating the economy, creating jobs and cutting the defit.

    Kyl calls for job creation

  • Of course the students at Yale are partying - they have it made with small classes, a student faculty ratio of something crazy like 3 to 1, no grades, great job prospects, hands on experience in stimulating clinics, study abroad opportunities at the world's best universities ... if that's not a reason to break out the champagne ...

    Discourse.net: We're #76

  • WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Foghorn J. Leghorn, D-State, announced Tuesday that he had won an extra $14.7 million in stimulating funds from the solicitous Obama Administration for the people of seven congressional districts in Texas.

    Sen. Foghorn Leghorn (D): ‘Working for TX-45. Working for YOU.’ - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • All I might add is the obvious: that what is well written about should also be well conceived; should also contain stimulating ideas; should amuse, rough up, inform, contradict, enchant, infuriate, contain kick-ass links, and change and prompt comment from those who visit.

    Waves of Worthless lit and book blogs

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