Definition of Stimulant

1. Noun. Any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action.




2. Adjective. That stimulates. "Stimulant phenomena"
Exact synonyms: Stimulating
Similar to: Stimulative
Derivative terms: Stimulate, Stimulate, Stimulate

3. Noun. A drug that temporarily quickens some vital process.

Definition of Stimulant

1. a. Serving to stimulate.

2. n. That which stimulates, provokes, or excites.

Definition of Stimulant

1. Noun. A substance that acts to increase physiological or nervous activity in the body. ¹

2. Noun. Something that promotes activity, interest, or enthusiasm. ¹

3. Adjective. Acting as a stimulant. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stimulant

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stimulant

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stime
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stimulability
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stimulant (current term)
stimulant drug
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stimulated emission depletion microscope
stimulated emission depletion microscopy
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stimulating
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stimulativeness

Literary usage of Stimulant

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1. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1917)
"(Senega, although a nauseant, is generally classed as a stimulant expectorant. ... IRRITANT (stimulant) EXPECTORANTS These are employed in subacute and ..."

2. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1917)
"(Senega, although a nauseant, is generally classed as a stimulant expectorant. ... IRRITANT (stimulant) EXPECTORANTS These are employed in subacute and ..."

3. A Manual of pharmacology and its applications to therapeutics and toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1917)
"IRRITANT (stimulant) EXPECTORANTS These are employed in subacute and chronic bronchitis, to irritate the mucous membrane in such a way as to stimulate ..."

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