Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb invigorate

4 senses of invigorate

Sense 1
inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt -- (heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination")
       => stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir -- (stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country")

Sense 2
quicken, invigorate -- (give life or energy to; "The cold water invigorated him")
       => stimulate, excite -- (act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates")

Sense 3
enliven, liven, liven up, invigorate, animate -- (make lively; "let's liven up this room a bit")
       => stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up -- (cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate")

Sense 4
invigorate, reinvigorate -- (impart vigor, strength, or vitality to; "Exercise is invigorating")
       => stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up -- (cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate")

Antonyms of adj invigorating

1 sense of invigorating

Sense 1
invigorating (vs. debilitating) -- (imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air")

debilitating (vs. invigorating) -- (impairing the strength and vitality)
        => debilitative, enervating, enfeebling, weakening -- (causing debilitation)
        => draining, exhausting -- (having a debilitating effect; "an exhausting job in the hot sun")

Similarity of adj invigorating

1 sense of invigorating

Sense 1
invigorating (vs. debilitating) -- (imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air")
       => animating, enlivening -- (giving spirit and vivacity)
       => bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic -- (imparting vitality and energy; "the bracing mountain air")
       => corroborant -- (used of a medicine that is strengthening)
       => exhilarating, stimulating -- (making lively and cheerful; "the exhilarating effect of mountain air")
       => life-giving, vitalizing -- (giving or having the power to give life and spirit; "returning the life-giving humus to the land"- Louis Bromfield; "life-giving love and praise"; "the vitalizing rays of the warming sun")
       => renewing, restorative, reviving, revitalizing, revitalising -- (tending to impart new life and vigor to; "the renewing warmth of the sunshine")
          Also See-> stimulating#1

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