pulsion

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pulsion.

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Noun[edit]

pulsion (plural pulsions)

  1. (now rare) The act of driving forward; propulsion. [from 17th c.]
  2. (psychoanalysis) A subconscious drive or impulse. [from 20th c.]

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vulgar Latin pulsio, from Latin pulsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pulsion f (plural pulsions)

  1. (psychology) drive, urge

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