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stirring

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of stirring

  1. 1 causing great emotional or mental stimulation the message of brotherhood in Martin Luther King's stirring “I Have a Dream” speech still resonates today Synonyms of stirring breathtaking, charged, electric, electrifying, exhilarating, exhilarative, galvanic, galvanizing, hair-raising, heart-stopping, inspiring, intoxicating, kicky, mind-bending, mind-blowing, mind-boggling, rip-roaring, rousing, stimulating, exciting, thrillingWords Related to stirring arresting, interesting, intriguing, provocative, tantalizing, titillating; absorbing, engrossing, gripping, riveting; moving, poignant, touching; enchanting, enthralling, fascinating, spellbinding; dynamic, energetic, high-voltage, kinetic, lively, lustyNear Antonyms of stirring boring, mind-numbing, tedious, tiresome; dreary, dull, humdrum, monotonous, uninterestingAntonyms of stirring unexciting

  2. 2 having the power to affect the feelings or sympathies a stirring rendition of the national anthem Synonyms of stirring affecting, emotional, impactful, impressive, poignant, moving, touchingWords Related to stirring eloquent, expressive, meaningful, significant; demonstrative, excitable, feeling, passionate, responsive, sensitive; exciting, inspirational, provoking, rousing, stimulating; dramatic, histrionic, melodramatic, theatrical (also theatric); catharticNear Antonyms of stirring cold, cool, detached, dispassionate, emotionless; deadpanAntonyms of stirring unaffecting, unemotional, unimpressive

  3. 3 marked by much life, movement, or activity spring has arrived, and the meadow is stirring with life Synonyms of stirring aboil, abubble, abuzz, animated, astir, brisk, bustling, busy, buzzing, flourishing, happening, hopping, humming, kinetic, lively, rousing, alive, thriving, vibrantWords Related to stirring abounding, crowded, overflowing, populous, swarming, teeming, throngingAntonyms of stirring asleep, dead, inactive, lifeless, sleepy


stirring

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of stirring

  1. the act or an instance of changing position I thought I detected a slight stirring of the leaves, and yet there wasn't a breath of wind Synonyms of stirring motion, move, shift, shifting, stir, movementWords Related to stirring dislocation, migration, relocation; locomotion, mobility, motility, motivity; fiddling, fidgeting, squirm, squirming, twitching, wriggling, writhing; flailing, flapping, wavingNear Antonyms of stirring immobility; inertia, inertness, stillness; cessation, discontinuance, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, pause, shutdown, shutoff, stop, stoppage, surcease, terminationAntonyms of stirring motionlessness



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