HyperDic: excitant

English > 2 senses of the word excitant:
ADJECTIVEallexcitant, excitative, excitatory(of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
NOUNartifactexcitant, stimulant, stimulant druga drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
English > excitant: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate.
Synonymsexcitative, excitatory
Broaderstimulativecapable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
Verbsexciteact as a stimulant
excitecause to be agitated, excited, or roused
excitestir feelings in
English > excitant: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug that temporarily quickens some vital process.
Synonymsstimulant, stimulant drug
Narroweramphetamine, pep pill, upper, speedA central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite
analepticA medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system
aphrodisiacA drug or other agent / agent that stimulates sexual desire
butyl nitrite, isobutyl nitriteA colorless pungent liquid / liquid sometimes used as a stimulant drug by drug abusers
kat, khat, qat, quat, cat, Arabian tea, African teaThe leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea
methylphenidate, Ritalincentral nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children
popperA container of stimulant drug (amyl nitrate or butyl nitrite)
BroaderdrugA substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Catalanestimulant, excitant

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