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Synonyms for stimulation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stimulation(noun)

    the act of arousing an organism to action

    foreplay, input, stimulant, arousal, stimulus

  2. stimulation, stimulus, stimulant, input(noun)

    any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action

    comment, input signal, remark, foreplay, input, arousal, stimulus, stimulant, excitant, stimulant drug

  3. stimulation(noun)

    (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)

    foreplay, input, stimulant, arousal, stimulus

  4. foreplay, arousal, stimulation(noun)

    mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse

    arousal, rousing, stimulant, foreplay, input, stimulus

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pacing, stimulus, stimulating, stimulatory, stimulate, encouragement, incentive, boost

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How to use stimulation in a sentence?

  1. Sandi Tenfelde:

    There are lots of ways to be intimate with your partner after the birth of a baby (hand holding, cuddling, massage and genital stimulation without vaginal penetration). Finding alternate ways of being intimate without vaginal penetration can be very therapeutic for the couple.

  2. Ian Lambie:

    Put bluntly, they experience a sense of hopelessness and complete vulnerability, and a lack of sensory stimulation from the outside world, any confinement needs to be for as limited a period of time as possible, allowing the young person to reintegrate into their surroundings.

  3. Elaine Taylor-Klaus:

    For some people [with ADHD], there's a need for constant stimulation, what a fidget allows some people -- not all people -- with ADHD to do is to focus their attention on what they want to focus on, because there's sort of a background motion that's occupying that need.

  4. Sharon Horesh Bergquist:

    The cause behind these associations isn't clear, other potential biological causes could be attributed to experimental evidence linking consumption of artificial sweeteners to sugar cravings, appetite stimulation and glucose intolerance.

  5. Barry Komisaruk:

    Nipple stimulation activates the same sensory brain region as clitoral, vaginal, and cervical stimulation.

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