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irresistible impulse

noun ir·re·sis·ti·ble im·pulse \ˌir-rə-ˈzis-tə-bəl-\

Legal Definition of irresistible impulse

  1. :  an overpowering impulse produced by mental disease or defect that leads to the commission of a criminal act (as murder)


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