- Impetuous Im*pet"u*ous, a. [F. impetueux, L. impetuosus. See
1. Rushing with force and violence; moving with impetus;
furious; forcible; violent; as, an impetuous wind; an
The people, on their holidays, Impetuous, insolent, unquenchable. --Milton.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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impetuously — impetuous ► ADJECTIVE 1) acting or done quickly and rashly. 2) moving forcefully or rapidly. DERIVATIVES impetuosity noun impetuously adverb impetuousness noun. ORIGIN Latin impetuosus, from impetere to attack … English terms dictionary
impetuously — adverb see impetuous … New Collegiate Dictionary
impetuously — See impetuous. * * * … Universalium
impetuously — adverb In an impetuous manner; with sudden force; violently; rashly … Wiktionary
impetuously — Synonyms and related words: a corps perdu, abruptly, bang, carelessly, dash, desperately, furiously, happen what may, hastily, head over heels, headfirst, headforemost, headlong, heedlessly, heels over head, helter skelter, holus bolus, hotfoot,… … Moby Thesaurus
impetuously — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. hastily, thoughtlessly, heedlessly; see carelessly , foolishly , rashly … English dictionary for students
impetuously — adv. hastily, recklessly, without caution, impulsive … English contemporary dictionary
impetuously — im·pet·u·ous·ly … English syllables
impetuously — See: impetuous … English dictionary
impetuously — adverb in an impulsive or impetuous way; without taking cautions he often acts impulsively and later regrets it • Syn: ↑impulsively • Derived from adjective: ↑impulsive (for: ↑impulsively), ↑impetuous … Useful english dictionary