stirring
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈstɝɪŋ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈstɜːɹɪŋ/
Adjective
  1. invigorating or inspiring
    • 1945 August 17, George Orwell [pseudonym; Eric Arthur Blair], chapter 1, in Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, London: Secker & Warburg, OCLC 3655473 ↗:
      As he had said, his voice was hoarse, but he sang well enough, and it was a stirring tune, something between 'Clementine' and 'La Cucaracha'.
    • 22 March 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games[http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-hunger-games,71293/]
      The opening crawl (and a stirring propaganda movie) informs us that “The Hunger Games” are an annual event in Panem, a North American nation divided into 12 different districts, each in service to the Capitol, a wealthy metropolis that owes its creature comforts to an oppressive dictatorship.
Translations Verb
  1. present participle of stir#English|stir
Noun

stirring

  1. (gerund of stir) An occasion on which something stirs or is stirred



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