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A drug or treatment administered to produce wakefulness or prevent sleep; an antihypnotic; a stimulant.
Producing wakefulness or sleeplessness; antihypnotic; acting as a stimulant.
Mid 19th century. From agrypn- + -otic, after hypnotic [noun].
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