understimulate

To stimulate too little or infrequently; to provide with insufficient stimulation.

Thus, as Wing and Brown (1970) observed, an understimulating "back ward" may lead to withdrawal and a lack of external social stimulation and support.


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  • overstimulate — verb To stimulate to an excessive degree; to expose to excessive stimulation. Ant: understimulate …   Wiktionary

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