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English adjective: stimulant

1. stimulant that stimulates


SamplesStimulant phenomena.


Synonymsstimulating


Similarstimulative


Antonymsdepressant


English noun: stimulant

1. stimulant (cognition) any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action


Synonymsinput, stimulation, stimulus


Broader (hypernym)information


Narrower (hyponym)conditioned stimulus, cue, discriminative stimulus, elicitation, evocation, induction, kick, negative stimulation, negative stimulus, positive stimulus, reinforcement, reinforcer, reinforcing stimulus, turn-on, turnoff

2. stimulant (artifact) a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process


Synonymsexcitant, stimulant drug


Broader (hypernym)drug


Narrower (hyponym)African tea, amphetamine, analeptic, aphrodisiac, Arabian tea, butyl nitrite, cat, isobutyl nitrite, kat, khat, methylphenidate, pep pill, popper, qat, quat, Ritalin, speed, upper









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