[im-pyoo-uh-suh nt, im-pyoo-is-uh nt, im-pwis-uh nt] /ɪmˈpyu ə sənt, ˌɪm pyuˈɪs ənt, ɪmˈpwɪs ənt/
lacking strength; feeble; weak.
powerless, ineffectual, feeble, or impotent
[im-puhls] /ˈɪm pʌls/ noun 1. the influence of a particular feeling, mental state, etc.: to act under a generous impulse; to strike out at someone from an angry impulse. 2. sudden, involuntary inclination prompting to action: to be swayed by impulse. 3. an instance of this. 4. a psychic drive or instinctual urge. 5. an […]
- Impulse buying
noun 1. the buying of retail merchandise prompted by a whim on seeing the product displayed
- Impulse control disorder
impulse control disorder n. Any of various types of mental disorders, such as substance abuse and pathological gambling, characterized by a tendency to gratify an immediate desire or impulse regardless of the consequences to one’s self or to others.
noun 1. a turbine moved by free jets of fluid striking the blades of the rotor together with the axial flow of fluid through the rotor. noun 1. a turbine in which the expansion of the fluid, often steam, is completed in a static nozzle, the torque being produced by the change in momentum of […]