stir oneself

Definition of stir oneself

  1. :  to begin taking some action He finally stirred himself and started making dinner. He stirred himself to action. —often followed by to+ verb He finally stirred himself to write her a letter.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to cause an especially slight movement or change of position of

    :  to disturb the quiet of :  agitate

    :  to disturb the relative position of the particles or parts of especially by a continued circular movement

  1. :  a state of disturbance, agitation, or brisk activity

    :  widespread notice and discussion :  impression

    :  a slight movement

  1. :  prison

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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