Example sentences for: impulse

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

  • Castration takes the impulse away from those with an aberrant sexual orientation, often to their relief.

  • By a not-so-strange coincidence, this conflict is prominent in lots of recent movies, among them A Walk on the Moon , Metroland , and Among Giants , which explore the natural impulse to settle down vs. the equally natural impulse to be wild and free--the yearning for permanence vs. the claustrophobic dread of monogamy.

  • "He really did feel some strong impulse to meet other people's expectations of him."

  • The impulse is partly commercial, partly sentimental, partly a wish to uncover just one more unsuspected gem.

  • … Mills TV keeps shoppers longer, creates a lasting impression of your business, and most importantly, activates the consumer's impulse to buy."

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