Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 09:43

ímpeto

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin impetus (a rushing upon, an attack, assault, onset), from impeto (I rush upon, attack), from in (upon) + peto (to seek, fall upon).

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NounEdit

ímpeto m (plural ímpetos)

  1. impetus (a stimulating factor)
  2. impetus (force that impels)
  3. a sudden, harsh movement

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

ímpeto m (uncountable)

  1. Variant form of ímpetu.