Etymology
Advertisement

impacted (adj.)

1680s, "pressed closely in," past-participle adjective from impact (v.). Of teeth from 1859.

updated on October 27, 2015

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of impacted from WordNet

impacted (adj.)
wedged or packed in together;
an impacted tooth
Synonyms: wedged
From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.