What is another word for stirring?

Need synonyms for stirring? Here's a list of words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Causing emotion, excitement, and enthusiasm
“Never have I listened to an album with such a range of emotions on top of such stirring music.”
Having the power to affect the feelings or sympathies
“… a stirring rendition of the national anthem.”
Marked by much life, movement, or activity
“… spring has arrived, and the meadow is stirring with life.”
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.”
Present participle for mix up, agitate
“When you are ready to eat, stir the maple syrup sauce, and spoon some of it over the apple snow.”
Present participle for to rouse to strong feeling or action
“If you stir an audience, move them and inspire them, that shifts them to feel warm with each other and share a sense of community.”
Present participle for rise or wake from sleep
“Sharp, rocky, and bumpy, there is a cave that is always half-filled with water, more so during high tide, and the current is always right that we do not stir when we sleep.”
Present participle for begin or cause to begin to be active or to develop
“A troop of howler monkeys began to stir in the treetops just below us, letting loose a loud, primordial bellow.”
“The studio was filled with the rich odour of roses, and when the light summer wind stirred amidst the trees of the garden, there came through the open door the heavy scent of the lilac, or the more delicate perfume of the pink-flowering thorn.”
“A gentle breeze stirred the leaves.”
“But, although indolence is bliss on St Lucia, there are compelling reasons to stir from your compound.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
8-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019