Example sentences for: impelled

How can you use “impelled” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Farther south, angry Canadian fishermen blockaded an Alaskan ferry to protest their low catch of sockeye, which, they say, have been impelled northward to the colder Alaskan waters by unknown factors (global warming?)

  • When both candidates lay out their proposals on a given subject at the same time, we journalists are impelled to compare and contrast them.

  • In her fine biography, Nora: The Real Life of Mollie Bloom (Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1988), Brenda Maddox feels impelled to flesh out the account of Nora's life, which revolved largely around her husband, by describing the decoration of their flat in the Square Robiac.

  • So this past holiday season, as you rushed to buy presents for your kids or your siblings or your nieces or nephews, impelled by "selfishly" altruistic genes, you were operating under flawed Darwinian logic.

  • It would probably fulfill its function if those impelled to study it learn what it contains—then promptly forget it the day after the exam.


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