As verbs the difference between encouraged and stimulated
is that encouraged
) while stimulated
As an adjective stimulated is
in a condition or state of stimulation.
To mentally support; to motivate, give courage, hope or spirit.
To spur on, strongly recommend.
- I encouraged him during his race.
To foster, give help or patronage
- We encourage the use of bicycles in the town centre.
- ''The royal family has always encouraged the arts in word and deed
In a condition or state of stimulation.