co·na·tus[1]

  1. effort
  2. exertion
  3. impulse
  4. inclination
  5. undertaking

Synonyms for conatus

  • apparatuseffort, equipment, exertion, gear, machinery, magnificence, splendor
  • coeptumundertaking
  • commissumoffence, that which is entrusted, undertaking
  • conameneffort
  • conflictuscontest, impulse
  • impetusassault, attack, force, impulse, onset, passion, rapid motion, rush, sudden passion, vehemence
  • intentioaccusation, aim, attack, attention, design, effort, exertion, intent, intention, plan, purpose
  • labordistress, exertion, fatigue, glide, hardip, hardship, labor, slide, slip away, to sink, to slip, toil, work
  • moscustom, customs, inclination, manners habit, moris, rule, usage, will, wont
  • nisusendeavor, exertion

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