Impulse [noun]

Definition of Impulse:

drive, resolve

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Sentence/Example of Impulse:

Not long after, renowned American philosopher William James wrote in his essay “The Moral Equivalent of War” that Americans should redirect their combative impulses away from their fellow humans and onto “Nature.”

The impulse to help is wonderful—so make sure you put it to good use.

Sometimes that means putting a lid on harmful impulses and urges that arise from the limbic area.

On each site, people moved by the very human impulse to care about vulnerable children began repeating what they saw to their friends and followers.

If we hope to live in a society that is better than its worst impulses, we must use this awful moment to drive and accelerate positive change.

Biological neurons, on the other hand, communicate by firing off electrical impulses known as spikes, and each neuron does so on its own schedule.

The biblical impulse toward social justice appears especially in the prophets of the Old Testament, such as Amos and Isaiah whose call for justice and equality is a constant theme.

To reproduce the impulse born of the thought—this is the aim of a psychological method.

Genoa has but recently and partially felt the new impulse, yet even here the march of improvement is visible.

It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.