Definition of impulsive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    impulsive

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ɪmˈpʌlsɪv//
     
     
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  1. 1(of people or their behavior) acting suddenly without thinking carefully about what might happen because of what you are doing synonym impetuous, rash
  2. 2 an impulsive decision/gesture You're so impulsive! He has an impulsive nature.
impulsively
 
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adverb Impulsively he reached out and took her hand.
impulsiveness
 
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noun [uncountable]
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