Link to this page 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 View More 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. View More Related Sources Definition for "impetuous" Characterized by unexpected and forceful power or feeling;… View More Sentence for "impetuous" Quotes for "impetuous" "Like all best families, we have…" View More Synonym for "impetuous" Antonym for "impetuous" Equivalent for "impetuous" Same Context for "impetuous" Urban Dictionary for "impetuous"