Origin of impulsion
Related Words for impulsiondesire, thought, motivation, whim, wish, influence, motive, passion, instinct, feeling, notion, inclination, impetus, vibration, pulse, movement, interest, incentive, reason, encouragement
Examples from the Web for impulsion
Historical Examples of impulsion
It substitutes the attraction of the future for the impulsion of the past.
It is due to an identity of impulsion and not to a common aspiration.
But, the impulsion once received, mind continues its course.
Agriculture, as well as industry, felt the impulsion of the new force.The Law of Civilization and Decay
Matter cannot have been produced by force, because force is nothing but the impulsion of matter.Ingersoll in Canada
- the act of impelling or the state of being impelled
- motion produced by an impulse; propulsion
- a driving force; compulsion
Word Origin and History for impulsion
early 15c., "driving, pushing, thrusting," from Old French impulsion (early 14c.), from Latin impulsionem (nominative impulsio) "external pressure," figuratively "incitement, instigation," noun of action from past participle stem of impellere (see impel).
- An urge to perform certain actions without regard for internal or social constraints.