pulsion

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Borrowing from French pulsion, from Latin pulsio.

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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.]

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Borrowing from Latin pulsio, pulsionem, from pulsus.

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pulsion f (plural pulsions)

  1. (psychology) drive, urge

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