stirring


stirring
[[t]stɜ͟ːrɪŋ[/t]]
stirrings
1) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n A stirring event, performance, or account of something makes people very excited or enthusiastic.

The Prime Minister made a stirring speech...

Stowe gives a stirring performance as a strong spirited female.

...a stirring account of the final months of the old regime.

Syn:
rousing
2) N-COUNT: usu N of n A stirring of a feeling or thought is the beginning of one.

I feel a stirring of curiosity.

...the first stirrings of a sense of guilt.


English dictionary. 2008.

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