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stimulus
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
something that creates growth or excitement, or something that causes an action

The exact meaning depends upon context. For example:
  • economic stimulus — something that makes the economy grow
  • biological or psychological stimulus — something that makes the body react in a particular way such as when more light make the eye pupil shrink, or when lack of sleep causes stress
  • It was indeed but a passing trance, that only made me feel with renewed acuteness so soon as, the unnatural stimulus ceasing to operate, I had returned to my old habits.
    Chapter 4 (71% in)

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