Some presenters claim that qat is like heroin, a depressant.
It is a stimulant, not a depressant, as is the tepid bath, and it is safer than the cold bath.
He is stimulant, irritant, but there is no depressant reaction from him.
But on account of this depressant action it is to be avoided for women and children and rarely used for men.
It is not a stimulant in the proper acceptation of the term; on the contrary it is a depressant.
depressant as black life- preservers its two extra tires gleamed and dripped in their jetty enamel-cloth casings.
Discontent with their former condition acted upon them not as a depressant but as a tonic.
Ten years ago many good authorities still ranked alcohol as a stimulant; now, almost all rank it as a depressant.
The disease is very severe, painful, and depressant, but the mortality is quite low except in complication with other maladies.
Tobacco, and especially cigarettes, being a depressant upon the heart, should be positively forbidden.
depressant de·pres·sant (dĭ-prěs'ənt)
Tending to lower the rate of vital physiological activities. n.
An agent, especially a drug, that decreases the rate of vital physiological activities.