Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Her heart seemed not easy to reach; her impulses were not inflammable.

But at present I cannot regain my old self, I can only obey my impulses.

The dramatic impulse, as well as all other impulses of our nature, are from the Maker.

How else could I strengthen her in the battle against our own impulses?

The thoughts, sentiments and will are all directed by the impulses of the seducer.

And he was not at all accustomed to control himself or to fight his own impulses.

He was always kind and generous when he acted from his own impulses.

Yes, we must always disobey our impulses, and resist the tyranny of our desires.

The impulses that had prompted him to this night's work had really centred in Glory.

Everything on which his eye rests, obeys the impulses of moral nature.