noun, plural im·pet·u·os·i·ties for 2.
Origin of impetuosity
Related Words for impetuosityfervor, madness, defiance, longing, impatience, hunger, zeal, ardor, thirst, excitement, yearning, ambition, keenness, emotion, eagerness, interest, joy, energy, warmth, fury
Examples from the Web for impetuosity
Historical Examples of impetuosity
"No, no, I am not modest," she interrupted him with an impetuosity which startled him.Tales From Two Hemispheres
Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
The impetuosity with which he came amongst them carried them along.Typhoon
The impetuosity of my advent made the man at the helm start slightly.The Shadow-Line
A shepherd with a flock arrived at a river of some impetuosity.Byeways in Palestine
"I can," cried the youth, with an impetuosity that startled his companion.The Pioneers
James Fenimore Cooper
early 15c., "violent movement, rushing," from Old French impetuosité (13c.), from Medieval Latin impetuositatem (nominative impetuositas), from Late Latin impetuosus (see impetuous).