As someone who spent time with him in his 2008 campaign put it, he would have been an impulsive, perilous president.
What we need are good policies, not impulsive reactions to health problems like HIV.
I'm kind of an impulsive person, so it's good to learn about it from people.
Instead, it may simply be remembered as reckless and impulsive.
According to Freud, the id is the unconscious part of our psyche: impulsive.
He was but the heart-broken jester now, impulsive, outspoken.
What a note of youth, of imagination, of impulsive eagerness there was through it all!
The hot color flew to Chris' face; she had always been so cold and unemotional that this impulsive embrace embarrassed him.
I knew their impulsive natures, and that a scene would be the result.
"You're awfully generous with me," and Mary laid an impulsive hand on Aunt Caroline's.
early 15c., originally in reference to medicine that reduces swelling or humors, from Middle French impulsif or directly from Medieval Latin impulsivus, from Latin impuls-, past participle stem of impellere (see impel). Of persons, "rash, characterized by impulses," from 1847.
impulsive im·pul·sive (ĭm-pŭl'sĭv)
Inclined or tending to act on impulse rather than thought.
Motivated by or resulting from impulse.