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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (physics)
a. impetus
El viento redujo el ímpetu del objeto en movimiento.The wind reduced the impetus of the moving object.
b. momentum
El ímpetu del objeto varió con el cambio de dirección abrupto.The abrupt change in direction altered the momentum of the object.
2. (zeal)
a. energy
La bailarina bailó con pasión y gran ímpetu.The ballerina danced with passion and sheer energy.
b. vigor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El anciano tenía el ímpetu y el entusiasmo de los jóvenes.The old man had the vigor and the enthusiasm of the youngsters.
c. vigour (United Kingdom)
Los fanáticos cantaban con ímpetu para alentar a su equipo.The fans chanted with vigour to cheer on their team.
3. (violence)
a. force
El viento soplaba con ímpetu y tumbó la cerca.The wind blew with force and knocked down the fence.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (brusquedad)
a. force
2. (energía)
a. energy
perder ímpetuto lose momentum
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1 (impulso) impetus; (Mecánica) momentum
2 (acometida) rush; onrush
3 (al hacer algo) (impulsividad) impetuousness; impetuosity; (violencia) violence
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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