[ im-pech-oo-os-i-tee ]
/ ɪmˌpɛtʃ uˈɒs ɪ ti /

noun, plural im·pet·u·os·i·ties for 2.

the quality or condition of being impetuous.
an impetuous action.

Origin of impetuosity

1575–85; < Late Latin impetuōs(us) impetuous + -ity Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for impetuosity



early 15c., "violent movement, rushing," from Old French impetuosité (13c.), from Medieval Latin impetuositatem (nominative impetuositas), from Late Latin impetuosus (see impetuous).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper