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Meaning of IMPELLENT

Pronunciation:  im'pelunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  forcing forward or onward; impelling; "an impellent power"; "an impellent cause"
 

IMPELLENT is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: forceful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Im*pel"lent\, a. [L. impellens, p. pr. of impellere.]
    Having the quality of impelling.
    
    
  2. \Im*pel"lent\, n.
    An impelling power or force. --Glanvill.
    
    
 

 

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