impulsion

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French impulsion, from Latin impulsio.

Noun[edit]

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impulsion (plural impulsions)

  1. The act of impelling or driving onward, or the state of being impelled; the sudden or momentary agency of a body in motion on another body; also, the impelling force, or impulse.
  2. Influence acting unexpectedly or temporarily on the mind; sudden motive or influence; impulse.

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Noun[edit]

impulsion f (plural impulsions)

  1. impulse
  2. impulsion, drive, impetus
  3. (physics) electric pulse, momentum

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