English translation of 'impulso'
- (physics, moto istintivo)
to act on impulseho agito d'impulso
I acted on impulsesentì l'impulso di picchiarlo
he was seized with an urge to hit himSee impulso sessuale
- (figurative, spinta)
boostdare un impulso alle vendite
to boost sales
'impulso' in Other Languages
British English: compulsion NOUN
A compulsion is a strong desire to do something, which you find difficult to control.
He felt a sudden compulsion to drop the bucket and run.
British English: impetus NOUN
Something that gives a process impetus or an impetus makes it happen or progress more quickly.
The impetus for change came from lawyers.
British English: impulse NOUN
An impulse is a sudden desire to do something.
Unable to resist the impulse, he glanced at the sea again.
Translation of impulso from the Collins Italian to English Dictionary