Definitions For Impulse


  • The act of applying force suddenly
  • An impelling force or strength
  • The electrical discharge that travels along a nerve fiber
  • (electronics) a sharp transient wave in the normal electrical state (or a series of such transients)
  • A sudden desire
  • An instinctive motive


  • A sudden strong desire to do something
  • A small amount of energy that moves from one area to another

Is Impulse 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 Impulse is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Impulse in a Sentence

  • He has to learn to control his impulses.
  • The new auto factory was just the impulse that the local economy needed

Synonyms for Impulse

Antonyms for Impulse

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