Take My stimulus, Please: This bill is like a rotting corpse.
He gave in a little on the stimulus, but just enough to keep the ball rolling.
It is more than a little interesting that Romer also now supports deficit spending as a stimulus to the economy.
Unfortunately, we are at or near the point of substantially diminishing returns for this sort of stimulus.
The stimulus was too small and was badly directed and did not have the impact on the economy that we needed it to have.
Roberts untempered fanaticism had required no stimulus, and now it raged beyond all bounds.
The stimulus to variation may have come from the mother as well as the father.
Under this stimulus, Dodo roused herself for the effort of not thinking.
He would tell us that you cannot restore strength by a stimulus.
The stimulus to the sense of taste is something of a chemical nature.
plural stimuli, 1680s, originally as a medical term, "something that goads a lazy organ" (often the male member), from Modern Latin stimulus "goad" (see stimulation). General sense is from 1791. Psychological sense is first recorded 1894.
stimulus stim·u·lus (stĭm'yə-ləs)
n. pl. stim·u·li (-lī')
That which can elicit or evoke an action or response in a cell, an excitable tissue, or an organism.
Plural stimuli (stĭm'yə-lī')
plur. stimuli (stim-yuh-leye)
An action, condition, or person that provokes a response, especially a conditioned response.