Synonyms for impetuous
- going off deep end
Antonyms for impetuous
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPETUOUS
"It is a great deal worse to drive without her," said the impetuous lady.
Then, indeed, she had burst upon him with an impetuous despair that had alarmed him.
At the impetuous outflinging of her hands, the floor was strewn with pink petals.
He was an impetuous leader; but he was skilful too; he never lost his head.
Another minute, and impetuous Tom would have burst the window in.
Her praise was impetuous enough for further and greater exertions.
Pardon me, if I am impetuous—different from what I have seemed.
It was difficult to restrain the impetuous valor of the French soldiers.
In their impetuous rush they cut down twenty-five of their foes.
Yes, he said; I mean the impetuous, ready to go at that which others are afraid to approach.
late 14c., "hot-tempered, fierce," from Old French impetuos (13c.) and directly from Late Latin impetuosus "impetuous, violent," from Latin impetus "attack" (see impetus). Related: Impetuously; impetuousness.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IMPETUOUS
- falling apart