impetuous definition

  • adjective:
    • Characterized by unexpected and forceful power or feeling; impulsive and enthusiastic.
    • Having or marked by violent force: impetuous, heaving waves.
    • Making arbitrary decisions, especially in an impulsive and powerful fashion.
    • Characterized by sudden and violent power.
    • hurrying with force and physical violence; moving with impetus; mad; forcible; violent
    • Vehement in experience; hasty; enthusiastic; violent.
    • described as undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation
    • marked by violent force
  • others:
    • Having or characterized by great impetus; rushing with power and assault; acting with abrupt, vehement, or rash power; carried out or delivered with unexpected, overbearing force: as, an impetuous torrent; an impetuous cost or harangue.
    • Synonyms Precipitate, hot, furious, vehement, enthusiastic.

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