noun. the trait of acting suddenly on impulse without reflection.
Example sentences of the word impulsiveness
1. Noun, singular or mass
In addition, it is difficult for children in this age group to sit still for longer than 15 to 20 minutes, and they will act with apparent impulsiveness during longer lessons or activities.
2. Verb, base form
Parent-child conflict is common, and failure to anticipate long-term consequences of their behavior may lead to impulsiveness, such as aggressive confrontations or classroom outbursts.
Though her choice in the past may have been impulsiveness** or cruelty, overcoming her internal conflict may lead to a responsible or kind decision in the present.