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Definition of "impelled" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of impel. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "impelled" in a sentence
  • "AFTER a long interval, I am again impelled by the restless spirit within me to continue my narration; but I must alter the mode which I have hitherto adopted."
  • "Yet, when she rose from the table, an urgent desire to keep him within call impelled her to pause."
  • "On the contrary, the individualising animus which there found expression impelled him to raise more formidable barriers about man, and to turn the ring-fence which secured him from intrusion into a high wall which cut off his view."