im·pe·tus[1]

  1. assault
  2. attack
  3. force
  4. impulse
  5. onset
  6. passion
  7. rapid motion
  8. rush
  9. sudden passion
  10. vehemence

Synonyms for impetus

  • aggredioraddress, approach, attack, begin, to go to
  • amoraffection, infatuation, love, passion
  • bellicuma signal to march, attack, ce, charge
  • capioarrest, attack, choose, comprehend, hire, injure, seize, to rent, to take
  • coactumcoercion, compulsion, draw, drive, force, to bring together
  • compelloaddress, collect, compel, force, speak to, to drive together, to to urge
  • conatuseffort, exertion, impulse, inclination, undertaking
  • conflictuscontest, impulse
  • corripioattack, snatch up, steal, to seize
  • cupidodesire, longing, passion, wantining, yearning

Similar to impetus

  • impeditusembarassed, entagles, hindered, obstructed, prevented
  • impedimentumdifficulty, hindrance, impediment, obstacle
  • impedioensnare, entangle, hinder, hold fast, obstruct, prevent, surround, to entangle
  • impeditiohindrance
  • impedoensnare, hinder, obstruct, prevent, to entangle
  • impenetrabiilisimpenetrable
  • imperatorcommander in chief, emperor, general
  • imperiosusdominering, imperious, powerful
  • imperitoto govern
  • imperiumauthority, command, control, power to command, realm, rule, sovereignty