Synonyms of stimulus in English:
cheap energy provided a major stimulus to economic development in western Europe
spur, stimulant, encouragement, impetus, boost, prompt, prod, incentive, inducement, inspiration, fillip;
provocation, goad, incitement
informal shot in the arm, kick up the backside
[Antonyms] deterrent, discouragement
stimulus or stimulant? See stimulant
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