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noun as in foolhardiness

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The same brash arrogance and impetuousness applied to criminal cases rather than flame wars has had real consequences.

On the whole he was a thoroughly good and kind man, on whom his moods and impetuousness played shabby tricks.

His amatory poems breathe the fire of youth, and display rash impetuousness.

Ay, but thou didst cruelly burst upon her with it; thy impetuousness, thy instantaneousness hath killed her, Pierre!

The impetuousness of Essex approached very near to madness, and a dangerous form of madness.

Impetuousness, inherited in his family, carried him away like a wild horse, and took from him presence of mind.


On this page you'll find 299 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impetuousness, such as: brashness, carelessness, heedlessness, incautiousness, rashness, and temerity.

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