1. impetuous

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɛtʃwəs'] characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; (`brainish' is archaic).


  • hotheaded
  • incautious
  • tearaway
  • impulsive
  • madcap


  • good-natured
  • unadventurous
  • careful
  • nonarbitrary

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Rhymes with Impetuous

  • assiduous
  • fatuous
  • incestuous
  • inconspicuous
  • presumptuous
  • promiscuous
  • sensuous
  • sinuous
  • sumptuous
  • tenuous
  • tortuous
  • unambiguous
  • unctuous
  • voluptuous

Sentences with impetuous

1. Adjective
Do not make impetuous decisions without giving sufficient time for the sales executive/team to perform.

Quotes about impetuous

1. The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth longs only for what is dazzling.
- Petrarch

2. True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.
- Ellen G. White

3. I hold strongly to this: that it is better to be impetuous than circumspect; because fortune is a woman and if she is to be submissive it is necessary to beat and coerce her.
- Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince - Niccolo Machiavelli - Original Version

2. impetuous

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɛtʃwəs'] marked by violent force.


  • undynamic