Example sentences for: impulses

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

  • This all means that "parents have returned to adolescent upbringing in ways that have rendered their children's normally destructive impulses mute."

  • I'm impressed that in 8MM he has managed to muzzle his fruitier impulses and work in a chill, stripped-down style, reverting to form only in the black leather porno basements and his characteristically semicoherent action scenes.

  • They're like gaybashers who are in flight from their own homosexual impulses.

  • "America, with its Wilsonian moral impulses, could not be held indefinitely in an alliance that sat back, fat and happy, while atrocities were being committed on a large scale in Europe's backyard," it said.

  • Could scans showing diminished impulse control—a function controlled by several regions of the brain, including the striatum and the ventromedial prefrontal cortex—be used to support more lenient sentencing, or even acquit a defendant, because he couldn't control his violent impulses?

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