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Synonyms for impetus
ˈɪm pɪ təsim·pe·tus

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  1. drift, impetus, impulsionnoun

    a force that moves something along

    trend, movement, heading, purport, impulsion, gallery, impulse, drift

  2. impulse, impulsion, impetusnoun

    the act of applying force suddenly

    "the impulse knocked him over"

    pulsing, whim, nerve impulse, nervous impulse, momentum, urge, drift, impulsion, caprice, pulse, neural impulse, impulse, pulsation

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  1. impetusnoun


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  1. impetusnoun

    momentum, force, impulse, incentive

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  1. Cynthia Harper:

    Our impetus for doing this study is that unintended pregnancy has been extremely high in the U.S. for decades.

  2. Carl Thayer:

    Over time the government tried to push the military out of purely commercial activities, it looks like the impetus has died off.

  3. Thoko Elphick-Pooley:

    We can use the impetus we have now from COVID to deal with some of those diseases, like leprosy, which was around thousands of years ago and is still around, we get outraged by diseases that kill, but not by diseases that disable.

  4. Beth Blauer:

    That was the impetus, and that's why we're continuing to do it, because we haven't seen a replicated resource at a global level or a domestic level that has brought in the same kind of fidelity to that governance model.

  5. Sakib Sherani:

    It will give a significant impetus to already elevated price pressures in the economy.

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