stimulative

Definitions of stimulative
  1. adjective
    capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
    Synonyms:
    stimulating
    rousing or quickening activity or the senses
    adrenocorticotrophic, adrenocorticotropic
    stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex
    analeptic
    stimulating the central nervous system
    excitant, excitative, excitatory
    (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    irritating, irritative
    (used of physical stimuli) serving to stimulate or excite
    stimulant, stimulating
    that stimulates
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    Antonyms:
    depressant
    capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
    ataractic, ataraxic, sedative, tranquilising, tranquilizing, tranquillising, tranquillizing
    tending to soothe or tranquilize
    narcotic, narcotising, narcotizing
    inducing stupor or narcosis
    relaxant
    tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension
    hypnagogic, hypnogogic, somniferous, somnific, soporiferous, soporific
    sleep inducing
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