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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Stimulate  \Stim"u*late\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Stimulated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Stimulating}.]  [L.  stimulatus  p.  p.  of 
  stimulare  to  prick  or  goad  on  to  incite,  fr  stimulus  a 
  goad.  See  {Stimulus}.] 
  1.  To  excite  as  if  with  a  goad;  to  excite,  rouse,  or  animate, 
  to  action  or  more  vigorous  exertion  by  some  pungent  motive 
  or  by  persuasion;  as  to  stimulate  one  by  the  hope  of 
  reward,  or  by  the  prospect  of  glory. 
  To  excite  and  stimulate  us  thereunto.  --Dr.  J. 
  2.  (Physiol.)  To  excite;  to  irritate;  especially,  to  excite 
  the  activity  of  (a  nerve  or  an  irritable  muscle),  as  by 
  Syn:  To  animate;  incite;  encourage;  impel;  urge;  instigate; 
  irritate;  exasperate;  incense. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  emotionally  aroused  [syn:  {stirred},  {stirred  up},  {aroused}] 

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