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impingement

[ im-pinj ]SEE DEFINITION OF impingement

Synonyms for impingement

  • breach
  • contravention
  • crime
  • delinquency
  • encroachment
  • entrenchment
  • error
  • evildoing
  • fault
  • infraction
  • infringement
  • iniquity
  • injury
  • intrusion
  • misbehavior
  • misconduct
  • misdeed
  • misdemeanor
  • poaching
  • sin
  • transgression
  • violation
  • wrongdoing
  • obtrusion
  • unlawful entry
  • wrongful entry
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Antonyms for impingement

  • behavior
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • good
  • good deed
  • goodness
  • manners
  • obedience
  • right
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPINGEMENT

I cannot tell the precise spot of its impingement, but it hit him hard.

They furnish a point of impingement in articulation, and play their part in sympathetic resonance.

The eye is created in conformity to the laws of light, to receive the rays and allow their impingement on the optic nerves.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s; see impinge + -ment.

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