Example sentences for: impulse

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

  • This is the idea that modern art is a song that never ends--that what began with Cézanne and Picasso did not stop with Warhol or with Schnabel, but is an impulse that is continually being renewed and revisited in Western culture.

  • Note its ingeniousness: To repress the powerful polygamous impulse in men, you employ their equally powerful thirst for social status.

  • Nowhere in English is this human impulse to simplify and streamline more evident than in the formation of verbs.

  • Both are a harsher expression of the same impulse that leads to "separate academic departments for African-American studies, women's studies, Jewish studies."

  • He suggests the consequences of that impulse are always dangerous.


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