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1. impetus

noun. ['ˈɪmpətəs'] a force that moves something along.

Synonyms

  • drift
  • impulsion

Antonyms

  • abience
  • civilian
  • centripetal force

Etymology

  • impetus (Latin)
  • impetere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Impetus

  • actus
  • aeltus
  • albertus
  • altus
  • apparatus
  • apprentice
  • armistice
  • arthritis
  • artus
  • asbestos
  • augustus
  • augustus
  • bartus
  • batus
  • batus
  • bronchitis
  • brutus
  • cactus
  • cetus
  • coitus

How do you pronounce impetus?

Pronounce impetus as ˈɪmpətəs.

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Sentences with impetus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Others may use it as a source of and impetus for personal growth and change.

Quotes about impetus


1. The joy which answers to prayer give, cannot be described; and the impetus which they afford to the spiritual life is exceedingly great.
- George Muller

2. impetus

noun. ['ˈɪmpətəs'] the act of applying force suddenly.

Synonyms

  • thrust
  • impulsion
  • driving force
  • impulse

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • pull
  • attract
  • stand still

Etymology

  • impetus (Latin)
  • impetere (Latin)
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