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impacts

noun
plural of impact

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a forceful coming together of two things
  • the glass shattered immediately upon impact with the floor

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2 the power to bring about a result on another
  • the execution had such a powerful impact on her that she became a crusader for the abolition of capital punishment

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impacts

verb
present tense third-person singular of impact

Synonyms & Antonyms of impacts (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to act upon (a person or a person's feelings) so as to cause a response
  • the tragic loss of his father impacted the boy for the rest of his life

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2 to come into usually forceful contact with something
  • the damage sustained when a car going 40 miles an hour impacts with a brick wall

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3 to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter
  • the bullet was found impacted in the police officer's protective vest

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“Impacts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/impacts. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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