Complete Definition of "impetuous"

English

Etymology
Middle English < Old French impetueux < Late Latin impetuosus - (violent) < Latin impetus - (to attack, to rush)

Adjective
impetuous

  1. Describing one who makes arbitrary decisions, esp. in an impulsive and forceful manner.
  2. Characterized by sudden and violent force.

Translations
trans-top|describing one who makes arbitrary decisions
Danish: impulsiv
Finnish: harkitsematon, äkkinäinen
German: ungestüm
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trans-top|characterized by sudden and violent force
Danish: opfarende, heftig, fremfusende
Finnish: äkkinäinen, kiihkeä
German: ungestüm
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French: impétueux, brusque
Indonesian: tanpa pikir panjang, sembrono
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Polish: impulsywny -a, porywczy -a
Spanish: impetuoso -a
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Synonyms
impulsive
hasty
rash

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