Synonyms for impulsive
- gone off deep end
- jumping the gun
- winging it
Antonyms for impulsive
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMPULSIVE
She was uneducated and ill-mannered, impulsive and quarrelsome.
With an impulsive and pretty gesture she reached out her hand to him.
"I don't know about that," he said, not content with this impulsive assurance.
She placed her hand in his, and responded to the impulsive pressure with which he clasped it.
She drew the paper from her muff with an impulsive movement and thrust it toward him.
He is a warm-hearted and an impulsive man, and the dearest and best father in the world.
I was brought along by a celestial, impulsive guidance, which I followed I knew not why.
He forgot his brother had not had time to answer his impulsive epistle.
“If I were to tell you,” said he, suddenly, and an impulsive light beamed in his eyes.
Is the life of the child egoistic, self-centered, impulsive?
early 15c., originally in reference to medicine that reduces swelling or humors, from Middle French impulsif or directly from Medieval Latin impulsivus, from Latin impuls-, past participle stem of impellere (see impel). Of persons, "rash, characterized by impulses," from 1847.
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