The definition of impel is to force something to happen or to cause someone to do something.verb
When you cause someone to feel very angry, this is an example of a situation where you impel angry feelings.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- impellent adjective, noun
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transitive verb im·pelled, im·pel·ling, im·pels
- To urge to action through moral pressure; drive: I was impelled by events to take a stand.
- To drive forward; propel.
Origin: Middle English impellen, from Latin impellere : in-, against; see in-2 + pellere, to drive; see pel-5 in Indo-European roots.