Impulsion



[im-puhl-shuh n] /ɪmˈpʌl ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of , driving onward, or pushing.
2.
the resulting state or effect; ; impetus.
3.
the inciting influence of some feeling or motive; mental .
4.
a constraining or inciting action exerted on the mind or conduct:
divine impulsion.
/ɪmˈpʌlʃən/
noun
1.
the act of impelling or the state of being impelled
2.
motion produced by an impulse; propulsion
3.
a driving force; compulsion
n.

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).

impulsion im·pul·sion (ĭm-pŭl’shən)
n.
An urge to perform certain actions without regard for internal or social constraints.

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