impulsion

noun im·pul·sion \ im-ˈpəl-shən \

Definition of impulsion

1 a : the act of impelling : the state of being impelled
b : an impelling force
c : an onward tendency derived from an impulsion
2 : impulse 3a
3 : compulsion 2

First Known Use of impulsion

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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impulsion

noun im·pul·sion \ im-ˈpəl-shən \

medical Definition of impulsion

1 : impulse 1

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