HyperDic: stimulant

English > 3 senses of the word stimulant:
NOUNcognitionstimulant, stimulation, stimulus, inputany stimulating information or event
artifactstimulant, stimulant drug, excitanta drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
ADJECTIVEallstimulant, stimulatingthat stimulates
stimulant > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > stimulant: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningThat stimulates.
Example"stimulant phenomena"
Broaderstimulativecapable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
Verbsstimulateact as a stimulant
stimulateprovide the needed stimulus for
stimulatestir feelings in
English > stimulant: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAny stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action.
Synonymsstimulation, stimulus, input
Narrowerconditioned stimulusThe stimulus that is the occasion for a conditioned response
discriminative stimulus, cueA stimulus that provides information about what to do
evocation, induction, elicitationstimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors
kickThe sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)
negative stimulusA stimulus with undesirable consequences
positive stimulusA stimulus with desirable consequences
reinforcing stimulus, reinforcer, reinforcement(psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens / weakens the behavior that produced it
turn-onSomething causing excitement or stimulating interest
turnoff, negative stimulationSomething causing antagonism or loss of interest
Broaderinformationknowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
Spanishestimulante, estímulo, input, sugestión
Catalanestimulant, estímul, input, suggestió
Verbsstimulateact as a stimulant
English > stimulant: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA drug that temporarily quickens some vital process.
Synonymsstimulant drug, excitant
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
Verbsstimulatecause to be alert and energetic

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