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  • as inbound
  • as indriven
  • as inpersuaded

synonyms for impelled

  • constrained
  • enslaved
  • obligated
  • restrained
  • apprenticed
  • articled
  • bent
  • coerced
  • compelled
  • contracted
  • doomed
  • driven
  • fated
  • firm
  • forced
  • indentured
  • intent
  • made
  • necessitated
  • obliged
  • pledged
  • pressed
  • required
  • urged
  • bounden
  • certain
  • duty-bound
  • having no alternative
  • sure
  • under compulsion
  • under necessity

antonyms for impelled

MOST RELEVANT
  • irresolute
  • allowed
  • free
  • permitted
  • unbounded
  • unrestricted
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      How to use impelled in a sentence

      Humans in different places and times have felt impelled to overcome the limitations of pictures in communicating.
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      But like the bee, while impelled by an instinct that makes it search for sugar, it sucks in therewith its solid sustenance.
      THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
      A quick impulse that was somewhat spasmodic impelled her fingers to close in a sort of clutch upon his hand.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      The characters which crowd forth from his brain are sustained and impelled by the same social waves which sustain and impel us.
      REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
      The work which it does is performed by the hard substances that are impelled by the current, principally by the sand and pebbles.
      OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
      As if impelled by the voice, Lawrence turned his head and looked into the blazing eyes of Billy.
      THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
      After that he and Mert, as by a common thought impelled, climbed out and went over to a bushy live oak to confer in privacy.
      CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
      Two rowboats were hastily started out from the beach, and, impelled by strong arms, surged toward the canoe.
      THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
      The force of feeling which impelled him so mastered her that when he gravely took her hand she did not withdraw it.
      MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
      Yet he knew very well that it was the stirring and deepening of his whole being produced by love that had impelled him to do it.
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