Example sentences for: impulse

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

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

  • Why I felt that impulse to devil him I do not know.

  • 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.

  • The report also claims that “the underlying impulse driving age-retardation research is, at least implicitly, limitless, the equivalent of a desire for immortality.”

  • Then there's the littlest Weasley, Ginny, who conceives a crush on Harry early in Book 1. It gets her into trouble in Book 2--evidently, wanting to make a good impression on your beloved is another impulse that can inadvertently put you in the hands of darkness.

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