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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The thing that makes something or someone more active. Something that makes someone or something move or react.

Usage examples (36)
  • Pavlov's findings were that some animals learned more quickly if rewarded each time they showed the right response, while others learned more quickly when the penalty for not...
  • The term stimulus is already a dirty word, even within the Obama administration.
  • So yes, the stimulus is apparently having some effect.
  • Non-stimulating projects in 'stimulus' bill, OneNewsNow for more
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