excitant

excitant

[ik-sahyt-nt, ek-si-tuhnt]
adjective
1.
exciting; stimulating.
noun
2.
Physiology. something that excites; a stimulant.

Origin:
1600–10; < Latin excitant- (stem of excitāns), present participle of excitāre. See excite, -ant

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excitant (ɪkˈsaɪtənt, ˈɛksɪtənt)
 
adj
1.  able to excite or stimulate
 
n
2.  something, such as a drug or other agent, able to excite; stimulant

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