Definition of stimulating in English:


Line breaks: stimu|lat¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈstɪmjʊleɪtɪŋ


  • 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.



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  • 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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