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1. impulse

noun. ['ˈɪmpəls, ˌɪmˈpʌls'] an instinctive motive.

Synonyms

  • Thanatos
  • adience
  • wanderlust
  • need
  • death wish
  • itchy feet
  • abience
  • urge
  • death instinct
  • motive

Antonyms

  • abience
  • decompress
  • weak part
  • strong

Etymology

  • impulsus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Nerve Impulse

  • repulse
  • hulse
  • hulce
  • dulce

Example sentences of the word nerve-impulse


1. Noun Phrase
Potassium plays an important part in the transmission of nerve impulse and normal heart function.

2. Noun Phrase
Magnesium also supports muscle contraction, nerve impulse transmission and helps your body to maintain an electrical balance.

3. Noun Phrase
The venom of cobras is typically neurotoxic, meaning that it interferes with nerve impulse transmission.

4. Noun Phrase
PS helps nerve cells to function and regulates nerve impulse conduction.

2. impulse

noun. ['ˈɪmpəls, ˌɪmˈpʌls'] a sudden desire.

Synonyms

  • caprice
  • desire

Antonyms

  • repel
  • abduct
  • refrain

Etymology

  • impulsus (Latin)

3. impulse

noun. ['ˈɪmpəls, ˌɪmˈpʌls'] the electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber.

Synonyms

  • electrical discharge
  • nervous impulse
  • nerve impulse
  • neural impulse

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • straight line
  • fall
  • civilian

Etymology

  • impulsus (Latin)

4. impulse

noun. ['ˈɪmpəls, ˌɪmˈpʌls'] the act of applying force suddenly.

Synonyms

  • thrust
  • impulsion
  • driving force
  • impetus

Antonyms

  • wealth
  • inessential
  • delay
  • discourage

Etymology

  • impulsus (Latin)

5. impulse

noun. ['ˈɪmpəls, ˌɪmˈpʌls'] (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients).

Synonyms

  • pulse
  • wave
  • pulsation
  • undulation

Antonyms

  • repulsion
  • attraction
  • centrifugal force
  • adduct

Etymology

  • impulsus (Latin)

6. impulse

noun. ['ˈɪmpəls, ˌɪmˈpʌls'] an impelling force or strength.

Synonyms

  • forcefulness
  • momentum
  • strength

Antonyms

  • walk
  • stay in place
  • pull
  • attract

Etymology

  • impulsus (Latin)

7. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body.

Synonyms

  • afferent
  • nervus radialis
  • ulnar nerve
  • nervus spinalis
  • motor nerve
  • afferent nerve
  • cranial nerve
  • sciatic nerve
  • nervus saphenus
  • cubital nerve
  • depressor
  • splanchnic nerve
  • efferent nerve
  • sensory nerve
  • nervus ulnaris
  • nervus
  • nerve fibre
  • musculospiral nerve
  • fascicle
  • saphenous nerve
  • radial nerve
  • nerve fiber
  • depressor nerve
  • fibre bundle
  • nervus ischiadicus
  • spinal nerve
  • radicle
  • synapse
  • fiber bundle
  • fasciculus

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

8. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] the courage to carry on.

Synonyms

  • braveness
  • courageousness
  • bravery
  • mettle
  • spunk
  • heart

Antonyms

  • fear
  • timidity
  • agreeableness
  • fixed-width font

9. nerve

verb. ['ˈnɝːv'] get ready for something difficult or unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • steel
  • brace

Antonyms

  • back
  • uncover
  • timid

10. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] impudent aggressiveness.

Synonyms

  • brass
  • aggressiveness
  • face
  • boldness
  • audaciousness
  • cheek

Antonyms

  • efferent
  • faintheartedness
  • cowardly
  • fearfulness
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