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Definition 1: a stimulus with undesirable consequences - [noun denoting cognition]

(negative stimulus is a kind of ...) any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action

(... is a kind of negative stimulus ) something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

"washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer" "a bit of a bother" "he's not a friend, he's an infliction"

(... is a kind of negative stimulus ) any negative stimulus to which an organism will learn to make a response that avoids it

(... is a kind of negative stimulus ) something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness

"New York traffic is a constant concern" "it's a major worry"

(... is a kind of negative stimulus ) something that causes great unhappiness

"her death was a great grief to John"

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