pulsion

noun pul·sion \ˈpəlshən\

Definition of pulsion

plural

-s

  1. :  the act or action of pushing or driving :  propulsion these undirected and hence uncoordinated pulsions, so prevalent in childhood — H. A. Murray —opposed to traction

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Origin and Etymology of pulsion

Late Latin pulsion-, pulsio, from Latin pulsus (past participle of pellere to beat, drive, push) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at felt


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