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stimulus
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
something that creates growth or excitement, or something that causes an action
in various senses, including:
  • 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
  • He seemed to have lost the power of intellectual effort, now that the stimulus of pain had been removed.
    p. 275.6

There are no more uses of "stimulus" in 1984 by Orwell.

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