AskDefine | Define impelled

Dictionary Definition

impelled (See impel)
led adj : urged or forced to action through moral pressure; "felt impelled to take a stand against the issue" [syn: driven]impel

Verb

1 urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate [syn: force]
2 cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship" [syn: propel] [also: impelling, impelled]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Alternative spellings

Verb

impelled
  1. past of impel
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1