ETYM Cf. French encouragement.
1. The expression of approval and support.
2. The feeling of being encouraged.
The act or operation of reanimating, or the state of being reanimated; reinvigoration; revival.
ETYM Latin stimulatio: cf. French stimulation.
1. The act of stimulating.
2. Any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action; SYN. stimulus, stimulant, input.
3. (Physiology) The effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.).