An instinctive motive:
— Profound religious impulses.
A sudden desire:
— He bought it on an impulse.
Dutch: capriolen, capriool, aandrift, bevlieging, caprice, frats, fratsen, gril, impuls, kunsten ... show more
The electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber:
— They demonstrated the transmission of impulses from the cortex to the hypothalamus.
electronics A sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients).
Dutch: impuls, puls, stroomstoot
The act of applying force suddenly:
— The impulse knocked him over.
An impelling force or strength.
Polish: impet, rozmach
Moby thesaurus: actuation, archetypal pattern, archetype, atomic power, automatic writing, automatism, blind impulse, catalyst, collective unconscious, compulsion, compulsiveness, conditioning, constraint, drive, echolalia, echopraxia, electric power, electropower, excitant, exigency ... show more.
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