verb (used with object), stim·u·lat·ed, stim·u·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), stim·u·lat·ed, stim·u·lat·ing.
Origin of stimulate
Synonyms for stimulate
Examples from the Web for over-stimulate
Historical Examples of over-stimulate
Coffee, cocoa, excessive sweets, every food-element tending to narcotise or over-stimulate the system was rigorously excluded.The Patient Observer
Word Origin for stimulate
1610s, from Latin stimulatus, past participle of stimulare (see stimulation). Related: Stimulated; stimulating.