Origin of impacted
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of impact
Examples from the Web for impacted
Contemporary Examples of impacted
Depending on what parts of the brain are impacted, the person can develop forms of dementia and personality changes.Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury
November 20, 2014
I think all of us who are impacted by it have been referencing it in one way or another for years in our work.‘Phineas and Ferb’ Pilot Disney’s Premier Voyage into ‘Star Wars’
July 25, 2014
McCain said he would not be impacted financially by being subject to a visa ban and asset freeze in the Russian Federation.Exclusive: Russia Will Sanction U.S. Senators
March 17, 2014
Nearly half of a solid 45 percent say the Internet has impacted their relationship.
Many of these people would have likely been participating in some other activity that impacted the local economy.The NFL’s Super Bowl Con: Hosting the Big Game Isn’t an Economic Score For Cities
January 30, 2014
Historical Examples of impacted
Snow is hospitable-clean, impacted snow; restful and silent.
And once more Judge Witberg impacted his features on a fist and was sent to grass.The Night-Born
In figure 23 we have a similar fabric closely woven or impacted.Prehistoric Textile Art of Eastern United States
William Henry Holmes
It will depend on the size of the calculus, on the point where impacted, and on the impressionability of the subject.
Fracture of an impacted calculus is not a merely fanciful expedient.
Word Origin for impact
c.1600, "press closely into something," from Latin impactus, past participle of impingere "to push into, dash against, thrust at" (see impinge). Originally sense preserved in impacted teeth (1876). Sense of "strike forcefully against something" first recorded 1916. Figurative sense of "have a forceful effect on" is from 1935. Related: Impacting.
1781, "collision," from impact (v.). Figurative sense of "forceful impression" is from 1817 (Coleridge).