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  • nouncollision, force
  • nouneffect
  • verbhit with force

synonyms for impacts

  • brunt
  • shock
  • bang
  • blow
  • bounce
  • buffet
  • bump
  • clash
  • concussion
  • contact
  • crash
  • crunch
  • crush
  • encounter
  • hit
  • impingement
  • jar
  • jolt
  • jounce
  • kick
  • knock
  • meeting
  • percussion
  • pound
  • punch
  • quake
  • quiver
  • ram
  • rap
  • rock
  • shake
  • slap
  • smash
  • strike
  • stroke
  • thump
  • tremble
  • tremor
  • wallop
  • appulse
  • smashup

antonyms for impacts

MOST RELEVANT
  • avoidance
  • failure
  • loss
  • praise
  • stillness
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How to use impacts in a sentence

He was headed for the underground galleries when the first impacts came.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
Some philosopher pretends that all physics may be explained by the mutual impacts of atoms.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR
Without doubt it could be demonstrated just as easily that everything can always be explained by simple impacts.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR
And yet we certainly must perceive it in some way or other, since the total volume of sound is made up of those inaudible impacts.
HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHYALFRED WILLIAM BENN
Craven's ship buckled and careened under the lashing impacts of the bombardment, but it seemed unhurt!
EMPIRECLIFFORD DONALD SIMAK
Dick's face began to show red spots from the hard impacts of Alvord's tough little fists.
THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL BOYS OF GRIDLEYH. IRVING HANCOCK
Two heavy, sodden impacts sounded during a brief pause in the noise, attesting to the fact that the gambler had been decorated.
THE YOUNG ENGINEERS IN ARIZONAH. IRVING HANCOCK
The men said afterwards that they saw no blows struck, but that they heard two distinct impacts.
THE BATTLESHIP BOYS AT SEAFRANK GEE PATCHIN
The uncertainty is so large that the estimated impacts could be off by a factor of two or three, either too high or too low.
AN ASSESSMENT OF THE CONSEQUENCES AND PREPARATIONS FOR A CATASTROPHIC CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE: FINDINGS AND ACTIONS TAKENVARIOUS
On the contrary, the impacts of the disaster commonly produce a sense of solidarity and cooperativeness among the survivors.
AN ASSESSMENT OF THE CONSEQUENCES AND PREPARATIONS FOR A CATASTROPHIC CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE: FINDINGS AND ACTIONS TAKENVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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