Definition of stimulating in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstimyəˌlādiNG/


Encouraging or arousing interest or enthusiasm: a rich and stimulating working environment
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  • Children benefit from a stimulating environment within the home based setting which recognises children's individual needs.
  • For those readers whose minds need solid fare, even in the summer, we found stimulating books by veteran journalists.
  • Fahrenheit 9/11 is a rare beast - a documentary that is, in the most part, stimulating.



Example sentences
  • While this week's socially lubricating Libran influences astro-energise your community interaction and put you in an enjoyably outgoing and stimulatingly loquacious mood, still there's some niggling undercurrents.
  • This year's offering is a well-rounded, stimulatingly eclectic mix which gives a real flavour not only of artistic practice in contemporary Scotland, but also of how that relates to international developments.
  • That convention, stimulatingly entitled ‘The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961,’ prohibits coca cultivation, putting it currently at odds with Bolivia's national policy allowing a certain level of production.

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Syllabification: stim·u·lat·ing

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