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1. stimulus

noun. ['ˈstɪmjələs'] any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action.

Synonyms

  • discriminative stimulus
  • evocation
  • stimulant
  • negative stimulus
  • input
  • reinforcing stimulus
  • reinforcement
  • information
  • turn-on
  • positive stimulus
  • reinforcer
  • conditioned stimulus
  • cue
  • negative stimulation
  • kick
  • elicitation
  • induction
  • turnoff

Antonyms

  • depressant
  • disapproval
  • cheer

Etymology

  • stimulus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Aversive Stimulus

Example sentences of the word aversive-stimulus


1. Noun Phrase
By tightening the leash, you restrict his movement, which is an aversive stimulus.

2. Noun Phrase
By introducing an aversive stimulus, you teach the puppy that confrontation has a negative outcome.

3. Noun Phrase
Huskies love interaction, so being ignored becomes an aversive stimulus.

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