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impulsĭo (inp- ), ōnis, f. impello,
I.a pushing against.
II. Trop., incitement, instigation, impulse.
B. In partic.: ad hilaritatem impulsio, pleasantry, an incitement to merriment, = Gr. χαριεντισμός, a figure of speech, Cic. de Or. 3, 53, 205; Quint. 9, 1, 31; 9, 2, 3.
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