Origin of impulsive
Examples from the Web for impulsively
At the end of the eighth season, Marshall is offered judgeship and impulsively accepts before talking to Lily.Everything You Need to Know About 'How I Met Your Mother'|Chancellor Agard|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cons: Remembering what happened last time you impulsively embarked on a new fitness venture.So You Are Enduring a Temporarily Paralyzing Winter Storm|Kelly Williams Brown|February 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lane then impulsively kisses Joan in her office, a move that she gracefully dismisses without further wounding his pride.
The perpetrators were impulsively violent and willing to kill.Pundits Pin Blame for Murderer Jovan Belcher on Everything But Him|Buzz Bissinger|December 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
French President Nicolas Sarkozy was attacked for impulsively committing his military to support the uprising.
As Faith beheld it she uttered a cry of joy and held out both hands toward him impulsively.For Gold or Soul?|Lurana W. Sheldon
She made a few purchases at the drug store and then impulsively entered the telegraph office.Behind the Green Door|Mildred A. Wirt
Oh,” she said impulsively, “if only––only you could have made yourself care for him.The Phantom Lover|Ruby M. Ayres
"If I am anywhere near you, I must always attend to you before every one and anything in the wide world," she said, impulsively.Coralie|Charlotte M. Braeme
"I should think any one would miss you," says Dorian, impulsively.Faith and Unfaith|Duchess
British Dictionary definitions for impulsively
Word Origin and History for impulsively (1 of 2)
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.