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1. stimulant

noun. ['ˈstɪmjələnt'] any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action.

Synonyms

  • stimulus
  • discriminative stimulus
  • evocation
  • negative stimulus
  • input
  • reinforcing stimulus
  • reinforcement
  • information
  • turn-on
  • positive stimulus
  • reinforcer
  • conditioned stimulus
  • cue
  • negative stimulation
  • kick
  • elicitation
  • induction
  • turnoff

Antonyms

  • brand-name drug
  • synergist
  • antagonist
  • abstain

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Words that Rhyme with Stimulant

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word stimulant


1. Noun, singular or mass
Since caffeine is a stimulant it can make sleeping difficult for many people after consuming it.

2. Adjective
Adderall is a stimulant containing a mixture of amphetamine salts that increases dopamine and norephinephrine in the brain.

Quotes containing the word stimulant


1. Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head.
- Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies

2. stimulant

noun. ['ˈstɪmjələnt'] a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process.

Synonyms

  • khat
  • quat
  • speed
  • Ritalin
  • butyl nitrite
  • stimulant drug
  • amphetamine
  • analeptic
  • methylphenidate
  • African tea
  • drug
  • kat
  • popper
  • Arabian tea
  • pep pill
  • qat
  • upper
  • aphrodisiac
  • cat
  • excitant

Antonyms

  • fast
  • deceleration
  • acceleration
  • decelerate

3. stimulant

adjective. ['ˈstɪmjələnt'] that stimulates.

Synonyms

  • stimulative

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • linger
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