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1. stimulation

noun. ['ˌstɪmjəˈleɪʃən'] the act of arousing an organism to action.

Synonyms

  • rousing
  • arousal
  • galvanisation

Antonyms

  • heterosexual
  • bisexual
  • homosexual
  • sexual

Etymology

  • stimulatio (Latin)
  • stimulo (Latin)

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  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
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  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

2. stimulation

noun. ['ˌstɪmjəˈleɪʃən'] 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

  • male
  • maleness
  • femaleness
  • female

Etymology

  • stimulatio (Latin)
  • stimulo (Latin)

3. stimulation

noun. ['ˌstɪmjəˈleɪʃən'] (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.).

Synonyms

  • activation
  • natural action
  • natural process
  • activity
  • action
  • galvanisation

Antonyms

  • androgynous
  • inactivity
  • deactivation
  • finish

Etymology

  • stimulatio (Latin)
  • stimulo (Latin)

4. stimulation

noun. ['ˌstɪmjəˈleɪʃən'] mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse.

Synonyms

  • feel
  • caressing
  • petting
  • smooching
  • sex
  • sexual activity
  • sex activity
  • hugging
  • arousal
  • snuggling
  • kissing
  • sexual practice
  • cuddling
  • foreplay
  • necking

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • cheer
  • gladden
  • incognizance

Etymology

  • stimulatio (Latin)
  • stimulo (Latin)

5. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features.

Synonyms

  • quality
  • unsupportive
  • destructive
  • perverse
  • counter
  • antagonistic

Antonyms

  • supportive
  • positive
  • optimistic
  • constructive

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

6. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial.

Synonyms

  • dissenting
  • dissident
  • unfavorable
  • disinclined
  • dissentient

Antonyms

  • inclined
  • favorable
  • decriminalise
  • legalize

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

7. negative

noun. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] a reply of denial.

Synonyms

  • nay
  • double negative
  • denial

Antonyms

  • affirmative
  • yes
  • straight ticket
  • be born

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

8. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] having the quality of something harmful or unpleasant.

Antonyms

  • validate

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

9. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] less than zero.

Antonyms

  • disprove

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)

10. negative

adjective. ['ˈnɛgətɪv'] having a negative charge.

Synonyms

  • electronegative
  • charged

Antonyms

  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • allow

Etymology

  • negativus (Latin)
  • nego (Latin)
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