impelled

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im·pel

 (ĭm-pĕl′)
tr.v. im·pelled, im·pel·ling, im·pels
1. To urge to action through moral pressure; drive: I was impelled by events to take a stand.
2. To drive forward; propel.

[Middle English impellen, from Latin impellere : in-, against; see in-2 + pellere, to drive; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impelled - urged or forced to action through moral pressure; "felt impelled to take a stand against the issue"
motivated - provided with a motive or given incentive for action; "a highly motivated child can learn almost anything"; "a group of politically motivated men"