Adjective "restimulate" definition and examples

(Restimulate may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/riːˈstɪmjʊleɪt/

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Definitions and examples

verb

To give fresh stimulation to; to stimulate again.

    More definitions

    1. to rouse to action or effort, as by encouragement or pressure; spur on; incite: to stimulate his interest in mathematics.

    2. Physiology, Medicine/Medical. to excite (a nerve, gland, etc.) to its functional activity.

    3. to invigorate (a person) by a food or beverage containing a stimulant, as coffee, tea, or alcoholic liquor. verb (used without object), stimulated, stimulating.

    4. to act as a stimulus or stimulant.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "xenophobias can be restimulate."

    Origin

    (stimulate)Late 18th century; earliest use found in Anna Seward (1742–1809), poet and correspondent. From re- + stimulate.