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Example Sentences for "impulse"

When my boss told me I was fired, my first impulse was to punch him, but I quickly decided that it wouldn't be a good ideaOn an impulse, I decided it would be fun to take my wife out to dinner as a surprise.

When my boss told me I was fired, my first impulse was to punch him, but I quickly decided that it wouldn't be a good idea.

She had to fight the impulse to laugh out loud when she heard her ex-husband had been dumped by his lover.

Electric eels use their electric sense to 'see' by sending out weak impulses which bounce off objects and reveal their location.

The human brain generates more electrical impulses in a single day than all the telephones in the world combined.

Culture has been described as a complex set of ideas, or learned habits, that inhibit impulses and distinguish people from animals.

Nerve impulses in the human body travel at a speed of over 250 kilometers per hour.

She felt an impulse to run when she saw the little dog coming towards her, but then decided it was time she overcame her fear.

My mother worries that I'm too impulsive, but actually I think I'm pretty careful when I make an important decision.

Humans seem to have a natural impulse to build, whether it is a child's snowman or an Egyptian pyramid.

My husband has a bad habit of buying things on impulse without seeing if he can get a better deal somewhere else.

Ren- Descartes was able to avoid conflict with the Church only by acknowledging that God was the source of the original impulse to reason.

She impulsively gave the panhandler a $10 bill when he asked for money, but then regretted it because she didn't have any money left to buy lunch.

I'm usually a responsible shopper, but when I go to bookstores I often find myself leaving the store with a bag full of impulse buys.

Abraham Lincoln once said, Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

Dr. Karl Menninger observed that hope is a necessity for normal life, and the major weapon against the suicide impulse.

She was so impulsive that we never knew what she would do next.


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