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Definition of impetuous adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

impetuous

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ɪmˈpɛtʃuəs//
 
 
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acting or done quickly and without thinking carefully about the results synonym impulsive, rash an impetuous young woman an impetuous decision
impetuosity
 
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NAmE//ɪmˌpɛtʃuˈɑsət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable]
impetuously
 
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NAmE//ɪmˈpɛtʃuəsli//
 
adverb
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