Synonyms of impetus in English:

impetus


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noun

1‘the flywheel lost all its impetus’

SYNONYMS
momentum, propulsion, impulsion, impelling force, motive force, driving force, drive, thrust, continuing motion
energy, force, power, push, steam, strength

2‘new products were introduced to give the sales force fresh impetus’

SYNONYMS
motivation, stimulus, incitement, incentive, inducement, inspiration, encouragement, boost
urging, pressing, goading, spurring, prodding
informal a shot in the arm