stirring

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

1stirring

adjective

: causing strong feelings

Full Definition of STIRRING

2
:  rousing, inspiring <a stirring speech>

Examples of STIRRING

  1. a stirring rendition of the national anthem
  2. <the message of brotherhood in Martin Luther King's stirring I Have a Dream speech still resonates today>

First Known Use of STIRRING

before 12th century

Rhymes with STIRRING

2stirring

noun

: the beginning of a motion, activity, feeling, idea, etc.

Full Definition of STIRRING

:  a beginning of motion or activity :  movement —often used in plural <the first stirrings of revolution>

Examples of STIRRING

  1. <I thought I detected a slight stirring of the leaves, and yet there wasn't a breath of wind.>

First Known Use of STIRRING

14th century

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