noun, plural im·pet·u·os·i·ties for 2.
Examples from the Web for impetuosity
Nothing could withstand the impetuosity, the fire, the fury of the assailants.Great Events in the History of North and South America|Charles A. Goodrich
He loved her too much, and feared lest his impetuosity might ruin forever his chance of winning her.When Dreams Come True|Ritter Brown
My muscles trembled with eagerness, and I bounded forward with impetuosity.Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
This impetuosity revealed a certain pertinacity, but the latter only lasted while the fit was on him.The Son of a Servant|August Strindberg
It did not long resist the impetuosity of the French, who carried the town by storm.History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain.|William H. Prescott
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).