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IMPELLED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does impelled mean? 

IMPELLED (adjective)
  The adjective IMPELLED has 1 sense:

1. urged or forced to action through moral pressure

  Familiarity information: IMPELLED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMPELLED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Urged or forced to action through moral pressure

Synonyms:

impelled; driven

Context example:

felt impelled to take a stand against the issue

Similar:

motivated (provided with a motive or given incentive for action)


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