Impetus in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Impetus

a force that causes something to be done or to become more active

Examples of Impetus in a sentence

The high crime rate was the impetus for the hiring of one hundred new police officers in our city.  πŸ”Š

Because the new president was once a military commander, he has a great deal of experience being an impetus for change.  πŸ”Š

The lack of donations is the impetus causing many non-profit agencies to reduce services offered to the public.  πŸ”Š

While my daughter normally hates to do her chores, her desire to earn extra money for a cellphone has become her impetus to be more helpful around the house.  πŸ”Š

The threat of my husband coming home is usually the only impetus needed to get my children to quickly clean their rooms.  πŸ”Š

When the dictator began to stockpile nuclear weapons, our government took his actions as an impetus to stockpile our own arms.  πŸ”Š

In the film, the leading character’s need to rescue his son is the impetus that drives the movie’s plot.  πŸ”Š

My doctor’s announcement that I had high blood pressure was the impetus that caused me to join a gym.  πŸ”Š

After the hurricane, the city managers viewed the devastating damage as an impetus to improve barriers between the ocean and the land.  πŸ”Š

The enzyme acted as an impetus and triggered a chemical reaction within the cell.  πŸ”Š

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