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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 fascinating, at least to him, to see how the men he had fought with most often reacted to the stimulus of attack.
Chapters 56-57 (18% in)
There are no more uses of "stimulus" in Lonesome Dove.