To better see all uses of the word
Brave New World
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used In
Brave New World
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • The coyote-man raised his whip, there was a long moment of expectancy, then a swift movement, the whistle of the lash and its loud flat-sounding impact on the flesh.
  • From this stupor he was aroused to a more immediate sense of reality by the impact on his cheek of a well-aimed packet of chewing-gum.

  • There are no more uses of "impact" in the book.

To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
as in: her impact on foreign policy Define
influence or effect
as in: at the moment of impact Define
collision (when two objects collide or crash)
as in: an impact sore Define
pressed firmly
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading