impulsively


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im·pul·sive

 (ĭm-pŭl′sĭv)
adj.
1. Inclined to act on impulse rather than thought.
2. Motivated by or resulting from impulse: such impulsive acts as hugging strangers; impulsive generosity.
3. Having force or power to impel or incite; forceful.
4. Physics Acting within brief time intervals. Used especially of a force.

im·pul′sive·ly adv.
im·pul′sive·ness, im′pul·siv′i·ty n.
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Adv.1.impulsively - in an impulsive or impetuous way; without taking cautions; "he often acts impulsively and later regrets it"
Translations
بانْدِفاع، بِتَهَوُّر
bez rozmyslu
impulsivt
impulzívan
hvatvíslega
düşüncesizce

impulsively

[ɪmˈpʌlsɪvlɪ] ADV [act] → impulsivamente, llevado por un impulso; [say] → sin pensar, sin reflexión
impulsively she patted him on the armle dio palmaditas en el brazo impulsivamente

impulsively

[ɪmˈpʌlsɪvli] adv [say, act] → impulsivement

impulsively

advimpulsiv; (= spontaneously)spontan

impulsively

[ɪmˈpʌlsɪvlɪ] advimpulsivamente

impulse

(ˈimpals) noun
1. a sudden desire to do something, without thinking about the consequences. I bought the dress on impulse – I didn't really need it
2. a sudden force or stimulation. an electrical impulse.
imˈpulsive (-siv) adjective
done, or likely to act, suddenly, without careful thought. an impulsive action; You're far too impulsive!
imˈpulsively adverb
imˈpulsiveness noun
References in classic literature ?
With ingenuous frankness he spoke of what a wicked, ill-disciplined boy he had been, and impulsively drew up his cuff to exhibit upon his wrist the scar from a saber cut which he had received in a duel outside of Paris when he was nineteen.
He raised his dark eyes quickly, and impulsively urged his horse to her side.
Having impulsively, it is probable, and perhaps somewhat prematurely revealed the prime but private purpose of the Pequod's voyage, Ahab was now entirely conscious that, in so doing, he had indirectly laid himself open to the unanswerable charge of usurpation; and with perfect impunity, both moral and legal, his crew if so disposed, and to that end competent, could refuse all further obedience to him, and even violently wrest from him the command.
Impulsively generous she had always been; but there was a touching and womanly thoughtfulness about her now, that every one noticed.
Every good, true, vigorous feeling I have gathers impulsively round him.
The instant, however, that I had stepped over the threshold, he moved impulsively forward, and holding out his hand grasped mine with a strength which made me wince, an effect which was not lessened by the fact that it seemed cold as ice, more like the hand of a dead than a living man.
He ate and drank impulsively in heavy meals at long intervals.
But the temptation was too great - and I addressed him impulsively on the subject of that shipwreck.
He experienced a distinct sense of shock, therefore, when, tall, slender and smartly dressed, Rose stepped off the train and, throwing her arms impulsively around his neck, gave him an affectionate kiss.
She hurried from the room as impulsively as she had entered, and we heard the wheels of her carriage rattle off down the street.
Oh, Eddy,' she cried, impulsively, 'I'm frightened.
My Lady, changing her position, sees the papers on the table--looks at them nearer--looks at them nearer still--asks impulsively, "Who copied that?