Definition of "stirrings" [stirrings]

  • (noun) Plural form of stirring.

Use "stirrings" in a sentence

  • "Disturbing Latin American stirrings in the final Bush administration months along with all else on their plate and planned in the Middle East, Central Asia and elsewhere."
  • "Natalie Portman, who covered her baby bump with a purple Rodarte gown, got a bit weepy as she accepted her Best Actress prize for "Black Swan," and Colin Firth, looking incredibly dapper in a traditional black tuxedo, got the audience laughing as he referred to the "stirrings" he was feeling in his "upper abdominals" as he looked out over the A-list audience."
  • "She would die rather than utter a single injurious word, or let any sign of hatred escape her, and yet she is subject to the assaults and first motions of this passion, that is, to certain startings, strong movements and sallies of an angry heart, which the Chaldaic paraphrase calls stirrings"

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