Synonyms of stimulant in English:

stimulant


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noun

1‘a stimulant that has a direct effect on the nervous system’

SYNONYMS
tonic, restorative, reviver, energizer, refresher
antidepressant
informal pep pill, upper, pick-me-up, bracer
technical excitant, analeptic
ANTONYMS

sedative, downer

2‘population growth is a major stimulant to industrial development’

SYNONYMS
stimulus, incentive, encouragement, impetus, inducement, fillip, boost, spur, prompt, prod, jog
provocation, goad, incitement
informal shot in the arm, kick up the backside
ANTONYMS

deterrent