Synonyms for Stirring:

adj.

active (adjective)
eager, vivacious, assiduous, sedulous, moving, sprightly, bustling, spirited, animated, tireless, busy, lively, enterprising, active, dynamic, energetic, industrious.
emotional (adjective)
emotive.
exciting (adjective)
stimulating.
moving (adjective)
flowing, running, going, active, coursing, passing, affecting, transiting, moving, proceeding.
moving, rousing (adjective)
stimulating, touching, dynamic.
touching (adjective)
touching.

n.

emotive, charge, overwhelming, inflammable, cathartic, punch. impressive, poignant, touching, touch, affecting. act (noun)
inspiration.
activity (noun)
motion, action, agility, business, energy, activity, exercise, performance, enterprise, movement, animation, conduct, kinetics, liveliness.
motion (noun)
kinetics, motion.
stimulating (noun)
animating, interesting.
stirring (noun)
moving, rousing, stimulating, soul-stirring, inspiration.

v.

agitating (verb)
perturbing, Flustering, disquieting, shuddering, shivering, twitching, jarring, troubling, churning, upsetting, jolting, shaking, quavering, agitating, palpitating, quaking, quivering.
moving (verb)
shifting, Budging, relocating, Transferring, actuating.

Other synonyms:

emotive, inflammable, cathartic. poignant, touching, affecting. overwhelming. punch. charge. absorbing
interesting.
rousing
rousing.
stimulating
stimulating.
striking
impressive.
Other relevant words:
inflammable, touching, cathartic, rousing, punch, stimulating, charge, soul-stirring, animating, touch, emotive, poignant, interesting, affecting, impressive, inspiration, overwhelming.

Usage examples for stirring

  1. Instantly men and officers were upon their feet, singing the stirring words. – The Story of Our Hymns by Ernest Edwin Ryden
  2. He sat for hours without stirring looking into the fire. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  3. There was a stirring – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster