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Origin of impetuous
synonym study for impetuous
OTHER WORDS FROM impetuousim·pet·u·ous·ly, adverbim·pet·u·ous·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH impetuousimpetuous , impulsive (see synonym study at the current entry)
Words nearby impetuous
Example sentences from the Web for impetuous
You see where you were more impetuous, where you might have overreacted to certain things.All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson|Alex Suskind|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The old Kaiser Franz Joseph, faithful and hardworking, was the obverse of the feckless and impetuous German kaiser.Before the Fall: What Did the World Look Like in 1913?|Jacob Heilbrunn|June 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Zakir is a fearless and impetuous fighter, a former Guantanamo prisoner who earned a reputation for brutality on the battlefield.
Referring to his numerous divorces, he writes, "I was young, impetuous, and lonely."
It was a kind of incredible performance, half on earth and half in the air: it rushed with such impetuous momentum.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
"You have been placed under arrest by order of the Ministry," replied Bézard, speaking in his quick, impetuous way.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
Oh, those Camford conversations—how impetuous, how interesting, how thoroughly hearty and unconventional they were!Julian Home|Dean Frederic W. Farrar
A rush of impetuous words followed by the collapse of his father's form upon the pillow showed that the examination was over.The Circular Study|Anna Katharine Green
It was an exciting moment as that great bulk came on, its tons of sodden wood backed by the impetuous forces of the torrent.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson