Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Stimulus Defined.

With the argument of the definition of what "stimulus" means, here are various definitions. You judge for yourself if these definitions equal the package that government is actually attempting to pass at this very moment.

1. A stimulant.

2. An action, condition, or person that provokes a response, especially a conditioned response.

3. any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action [syn: stimulation]

4. A goad; hence, something that rouses the mind or spirits; an incentive; as, the hope of gain is a powerful stimulus to labor and action.

5. Something causing or regarded as causing a response.

6. An agent, action, or condition that elicits or accelerates a physiological or psychological activity or response.

7. Something that incites or rouses to action; an incentive

8. something that incites to action or exertion or quickens action, feeling, thought, etc.: The approval of others is a potent stimulus.

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