acturience

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin agere, actum, to act.

Noun[edit]

acturience (uncountable)

  1. tendency or impulse to act
    Acturience, or desire of action, in one form or another, whether as restlessness, ennui, dissatisfaction, or the imagination of something desirable. — J. Grote.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.