impulsion: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (im-pul'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of impelling, driving onward, or pushing.
  2. the resulting state or effect; impulse; impetus.
  3. the inciting influence of some feeling or motive; mental impulse.
  4. a constraining or inciting action exerted on the mind or conduct: divine impulsion.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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