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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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Rhymes with Stimulus

  • accomplice
  • aeschelus
  • ageless
  • aimless
  • airless
  • alice
  • anschluss
  • argyropoulos
  • bacillus
  • backless
  • baseless
  • blameless
  • bloodless
  • bolus
  • boneless
  • borealis
  • bottomless
  • boundless
  • bowlus
  • breathless

How do you pronounce stimulus?

Pronounce stimulus as ˈstɪmjələs.

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Sentences with stimulus


1. Noun, singular or mass
This game also offers a new stimulus for those hands-on learners in your class.

2. Adjective
This spring, the team observed a correlation between median income levels, shelter-in-place orders, and stimulus payments.

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