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noun as in impetus

noun as in intention

noun as in thrust

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Example Sentences

Nor was this literary impulsion entirely without fruit-bearing.

The editors of the National Magazine had given a new impulsion to my song—and a damned bad one.

Thus, then, the exclusive action of sensuous impulsion has for its necessary consequence the narrowest limitation.

Under impulsion of the Arranger of Inanities the pomaded princes next began their inspection of the buildings.

He talks himself into passion, gives himself that impulsion which then bears others along with him.


On this page you'll find 323 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impulsion, such as: pressure, restraint, coercion, compulsion, driving, and duress.

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