instimulate

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin instimulatus, past participle instimulare (to stimulate). See in- and stimulate.

Verb[edit]

instimulate (third-person singular simple present instimulates, present participle instimulating, simple past and past participle instimulated)

  1. (obsolete) To stimulate; to excite.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Cockerman to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]

in- +‎ stimulate

Verb[edit]

instimulate (third-person singular simple present instimulates, present participle instimulating, simple past and past participle instimulated)

  1. Not to stimulate; to soothe; to quiet.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for instimulate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)