- impulse buying,
- impulse control disorder,
- impulse turbine,
- impulsive obsession,
Origin of impulsive
Examples from the Web for impulsivity
It may be more difficult for someone who already had issues with impulsivity or depression to have those conditions aggravated.Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury|Jean Kim|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.