Sometimes, indeed, they speak of an attraction, sometimes of an impulsion exercised by the prime mover on the whole of the world.
It is due to an identity of impulsion and not to a common aspiration.
The function is always the same, the recoil and the impulsion operate upon the two pallets simultaneously.
Matter cannot have been produced by force, because force is nothing but the impulsion of matter.
Mind, therefore, and Matter are resolvable into this sole unity—the Law of ultimate mechanical movement and impulsion.
Why should we be confined to employ only the power of impulsion?
Then, under the impulsion of a generous thought, he offered to give me a thousand ounces if you will marry him.
The "inductive leap" is no leap away from logic, but the impulsion of logic's mainspring seen only in its legitimate event.
The impulsion of love is unreal and it is only the illusion of desire which makes me believe in its possible accomplishment.
In these drawings by Degas all the lines follow the impulsion of the thought.
early 15c., "driving, pushing, thrusting," from Old French impulsion (early 14c.), from Latin impulsionem (nominative impulsio) "external pressure," figuratively "incitement, instigation," noun of action from past participle stem of impellere (see impel).
impulsion im·pul·sion (ĭm-pŭl'shən)
An urge to perform certain actions without regard for internal or social constraints.