excitant vs stimulant what difference

what is difference between excitant and stimulant

English

Adjective

excitant (comparative more excitant, superlative most excitant)

  1. exciting; stimulating

Translations

Noun

excitant (plural excitants)

  1. Something that excites or stimulates; a stimulant

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /ək.siˈtant/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ək.siˈtan/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ek.siˈtant/

Verb

excitant

  1. present participle of excitar

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛk.si.tɑ̃/

Verb

excitant

  1. present participle of exciter

Adjective

excitant (feminine singular excitante, masculine plural excitants, feminine plural excitantes)

  1. exciting (causing stimulation or excitement)
  2. arousing

Noun

excitant m (plural excitants)

  1. excitant; stimulant

Further reading

  • “excitant” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Latin

Verb

excitant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of excitō

Romanian

Etymology

From French excitant.

Adjective

excitant m or n (feminine singular excitantă, masculine plural excitanți, feminine and neuter plural excitante)

  1. exciting

Declension



English

Noun

stimulant (plural stimulants)

  1. (pharmacology) A substance that acts to increase physiological or nervous activity in the body.
  2. Something that promotes activity, interest, or enthusiasm.

Synonyms

  • psychostimulant

Derived terms

Translations

Adjective

stimulant (not comparable)

  1. (pharmacology) Acting as a stimulant.

French

Pronunciation

Verb

stimulant

  1. present participle of stimuler

Noun

stimulant m (plural stimulants)

  1. Stimulant

Adjective

stimulant (feminine singular stimulante, masculine plural stimulants, feminine plural stimulantes)

  1. stimulating

Further reading

  • “stimulant” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Latin

Verb

stimulant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of stimulō

Romanian

Etymology

From French stimulant.

Adjective

stimulant m or n (feminine singular stimulantă, masculine plural stimulanți, feminine and neuter plural stimulante)

  1. stimulating

Declension

Related terms

  • stimula

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