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im·pet·u·ous

 (ĭm-pĕch′o͞o-əs)
adj.
1. Acting or done quickly with little or inadequate thought.
2. Having or marked by violent force: impetuous, heaving waves.

[Middle English, violent, from Old French impetueux, from Late Latin impetuōsus, from Latin impetus, impetus; see impetus.]

im·pet′u·ous·ly adv.
im·pet′u·ous·ness n.
Synonyms: impetuous, hasty, headlong, precipitate
These adjectives describe abruptness or lack of deliberation. Impetuous suggests forceful impulsiveness or impatience: "[Martin Luther King] feared that an ill-prepared, impetuous demonstration would endanger ... the marchers" (Nick Kotz).
Hasty and headlong both stress hurried, often reckless action: "Hasty marriage seldom proveth well" (Shakespeare)."In his headlong flight down the circular staircase, ... [he] had pitched forward violently ... and probably broken his neck" (Mary Roberts Rinehart).
Precipitate suggests impulsiveness and lack of due reflection: "All my mistakes in life had flowed from that precipitate departure of mine" (Philip Roth).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.impetuously - in an impulsive or impetuous way; without taking cautions; "he often acts impulsively and later regrets it"
Translations
بانْدِفاع، بِتَهَوُّر
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meî ákafa/bráîlæti
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impetuously

[ɪmˈpetjʊəslɪ] ADV [say] → impetuosamente, de forma impetuosa, impulsivamente; [behave] → precipitadamente, impulsivamente

impetuously

advungestüm

impetuously

[ɪmˈpɛtjʊəslɪ] advimpetuosamente

impetuous

(imˈpetjuəs) adjective
acting in a hasty manner and without thinking.
imˈpetuously adverb
imˌpetuˈosity (-ˈo-) noun
References in classic literature ?
For however eagerly and impetuously the savage crew had hailed the announcement of his quest; yet all sailors of all sorts are more or less capricious and unreliable --they live in the varying outer weather, and they inhale its fickleness --and when retained for any object remote and blank in the pursuit, however promissory of life and passion in the end, it is above all things requisite that temporary interests and employment should intervene and hold them healthily suspended for the final dash.
Evidently in the back rooms, from which they had dashed out so impetuously, the conversation had been more amusing than the drawing-room talk of society scandals, the weather, and Countess Apraksina.
I can't see," he said impetuously, "why you have never written anything about Antonia.
Pope Julius the Second went to work impetuously in all his affairs, and found the times and circumstances conform so well to that line of action that he always met with success.
With those words uttered impetuously, Will rose, put out his hand to Rosamond, still with the air of a somnambulist, and went away.
The vicious beast eyed the green-and-gold tunic of Robin, and, lowering it head, charged at him impetuously.
I should like to know the rest," said Philip, impetuously.
I don't want you to sing it," and she laid her glass so impetuously and blindly upon the table as to shatter it against a carafe.
exclaimed Rebecca, sitting down impetuously on the floor by the bed and dropping the goldenrod by her side.
And the young man impetuously seized the Persian's hands.
The latter, though sometimes boisterous, are generally free from obstructions, and easily navigated; but the rivers to the west of the mountains descend more steeply and impetuously, and are continually liable to cascades and rapids.
said Tess impetuously, the tears welling to her eyes.