9 letter word starting with sti

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
stibiated adjective Combined or impregnated with antimony (stibium).
stibonium noun The hypothetical radical SbH4, analogous to ammonium; — called also antimonium.
stichwort noun A kind of chickweed (Stellaria Holostea).
stickfuls plural of Stickful
stick-lac noun See the Note under Lac.
stickling present participle & vb. noun of Stickle
sticktail noun The ruddy duck.
stiffened imp. & past participle of Stiffen
stiffener noun One who, or that which, stiffens anything, as a piece of stiff cloth in a cravat.
stiffness noun The quality or state of being stiff; as, the stiffness of cloth or of paste; stiffness of manner; stiffness of character.
stifftail noun The ruddy duck.
stigmaria noun The fossil root stem of a coal plant of the genus Sigillaria.
stigmatic noun A notorious profligate or criminal who has been branded; one who bears the marks of infamy or punishment., A person who is marked or deformed by nature., A person bearing the wounds on the hands and feet resembling those of Jesus Christ caused by His crucifixion; — for true stigmantics the wounds are supposed to have been caused miraculously, as a sign of great holiness., Alt. of Stigmatical
stilettos plural of Stiletto
stillborn adjective Dead at the birth; as, a stillborn child., Fig.: Abortive; as, a stillborn poem.
stillness noun The quality or state of being still; quietness; silence; calmness; inactivity., Habitual silence or quiet; taciturnity.
stillroom noun A room for distilling., An apartment in a house where liquors, preserves, and the like, are kept.
stiltbird noun See Stilt, n., 3.
stimulant adjective Serving to stimulate., Produced increased vital action in the organism, or in any of its parts., That which stimulates, provokes, or excites., An agent which produces a temporary increase of vital activity in the organism, or in any of its parts; — sometimes used without qualification to signify an alcoholic beverage used as a stimulant.
stimulate verb t. To excite as if with a goad; to excite, rouse, or animate, to action or more vigorous exertion by some pungent motive or by persuasion; as, to stimulate one by the hope of reward, or by the prospect of glory., To excite; to irritate; especially, to excite the activity of (a nerve or an irritable muscle), as by electricity.
stimulism noun The theory of medical practice which regarded life as dependent upon stimulation, or excitation, and disease as caused by excess or deficiency in the amount of stimulation., The practice of treating disease by alcoholic stimulants.
stingaree noun Any sting ray. See under 6th Ray.
stingbull noun The European greater weever fish (Trachinus draco), which is capable of inflicting severe wounds with the spinous rays of its dorsal fin. See Weever.
stingfish noun The weever.
stingless adjective Having no sting.
stingtail noun A sting ray.
stinkball noun A composition of substances which in combustion emit a suffocating odor; — used formerly in naval warfare.
stinkhorn noun A kind of fungus of the genus Phallus, which emits a fetid odor.
stinkweed noun Stramonium. See Jamestown weed, and Datura.
stinkwood noun A name given to several kinds of wood with an unpleasant smell, as that of the Foetidia Mauritiana of the Mauritius, and that of the South African Ocotea bullata.
stintance noun Restraint; stoppage.
stintless adjective Without stint or restraint.
stipitate adjective Supported by a stipe; elevated on a stipe, as the fronds of most ferns, or the pod of certain cruciferous plants.
stippling present participle & vb. noun of Stipple, A mode of execution which produces the effect by dots or small points instead of lines., A mode of execution in which a flat or even tint is produced by many small touches.
stipulary adjective Of or pertaining to stipules; stipular.
stipulate adjective Furnished with stipules; as, a stipulate leaf., To make an agreement or covenant with any person or company to do or forbear anything; to bargain; to contract; to settle terms; as, certain princes stipulated to assist each other in resisting the armies of France.
stirabout noun A dish formed of oatmeal boiled in water to a certain consistency and frequently stirred, or of oatmeal and dripping mixed together and stirred about in a pan; a hasty pudding.
stiriated adjective Adorned with pendants like icicles.
stitching present participle & vb. noun of Stitch, The act of one who stitches., Work done by sewing, esp. when a continuous line of stitches is shown on the surface; stitches, collectively.
stitchery noun Needlework; — in contempt.