Definitions For Impetus


  • The act of applying force suddenly
  • A force that moves something along
  • A force that causes something (such as a process or activity) to be done or to become more active
  • A force that causes an object to begin moving or to continue to move

Is Impetus a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Impetus is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Impetus in a Sentence

  • His discoveries have given impetus to further research.
  • The reward money should be sufficient impetus for someone to come forward with information about the robbery

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