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synonyms for impetuosity

  • defiance
  • madness
  • carelessness
  • foolhardiness
  • frenzy
  • heedlessness
  • recklessness
  • animation
  • ardor
  • brio
  • dash
  • esprit
  • flair
  • impetus
  • life
  • oomph
  • panache
  • spirit
  • style
  • verve
  • vigor
  • vim
  • zest
  • zing
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antonyms for impetuosity

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  • calm
  • cautiousness
  • collectedness
  • confidence
  • contentment
  • peace
  • peacefulness
  • security
  • apathy
  • coolness
  • indifference
  • satisfaction
  • dullness
  • reluctance
  • slowness
  • disinterest
    • apathy
    • calm
    • calmness
    • coldness
    • coolness
    • discouragement
    • dullness
    • idleness
    • inactivity
    • indifference
    • laziness
    • lethargy
    • lifelessness
    • spiritlessness
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        How to use impetuosity in a sentence

        He was a dark-browed, good-looking youngster of nineteen, greatly resembling his mother, but with ten times her impetuosity.
        THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
        But glorious as his conduct was, his rash impetuosity more than once seriously compromised Napoleon's plans.
        NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
        But glorious as was his success, his impetuosity soon brought him into further disgrace.
        NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
        His impetuosity called forth the expression, “He is a fanatic who will lead us to a precipice.”
        THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
        In their impetuosity they have rushed into the other extreme, and demand for science more than she can rightly claim.
        GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
        Without the least knowledge of their force, Hobbs instantly gave them a well directed fire, which checked their impetuosity.
        THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
        She learned to imitate Charley, in curbing his impetuosity; and he chafed less at her soft touch upon the rein.
        ALONEMARION HARLAND
        The eye cannot follow his movements, unless you rein him in and restrain his impetuosity.
        A BOSWELL OF BAGHDADE. V. LUCAS
        The torrent of the mountains had become the river of the plain; romantic impetuosity had changed to classic repose.
        BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
        Under the influence of a suggestion, he will undertake the accomplishment of certain acts with irresistible impetuosity.
        INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
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        WORDS RELATED TO IMPETUOSITY

        • carelessness
        • defiance
        • foolhardiness
        • frenzy
        • heedlessness
        • impetuosity
        • madness
        • recklessness
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