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
Examples from the Web for overstimulation
His mother has taken the only sensible course; she has encouraged him without subjecting him to overstimulation.The Measurement of Intelligence|Lewis Madison Terman
Dr. Anstie therefore recommends that the word "overstimulation" be disused, as unphilosophical and self-contradictory.Tobacco and Alcohol|John Fiske
British Dictionary definitions for overstimulation
Word Origin for stimulate
Word Origin and History for overstimulation
1610s, from Latin stimulatus, past participle of stimulare (see stimulation). Related: Stimulated; stimulating.