Definition of stimulation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌstɪmjuˈleɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌstɪmjuˈleɪʃn//
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  1. 1encouragement of something so that it develops or becomes more active the stimulation of economic growth
  2. 2the act of making somebody interested and excited about something by engaging their mind or their physical senses Kids' interest is often caught by visual stimulation. intellectual/sensory/sexual/physical stimulation
  3. 3(specialist) the act of making a part of the body function stimulation of the ovaries