ímpeto

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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.
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