Synonyms and Antonyms of impetus
something that arouses action or activity the reward money should be sufficient impetus for someone to come forward with information about the robbery Synonyms boost, encouragement, goad, impulse, incentive, incitation, incitement, instigation, momentum, motivation, provocation, spur, stimulant, stimulus, yeastRelated Words inducement, invitation; antecedent, cause, consideration, grounds, motive, occasion, reason; catalyst, catalyzer, fuel, sparkAntonyms counterincentive, disincentive
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