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impetuous

adjective
 
 
/ɪmˈpet.ju.əs/
likely to act on a sudden idea or wish, without considering the results of your actions
衝動的,魯莽的
He's so impetuous - why can't he think things over before he rushes into them?
他太衝動了——為甚麼他急著做事前不能仔細考慮一下呢?
Doing things without fear or proper thought
An impetuous word or action is said or done suddenly, without considering the likely results
輕率的,草率的
The Prime Minister may now be regretting her impetuous promise to reduce unemployment by half.
首相現在可能後悔她輕率地承諾要將失業人數減少一半。
Doing things without fear or proper thought
impetuously
 
 
/ɪmˈpet.ju.ə.sli/ adverb
Doing things without fear or proper thought
impetuousness
 
 
/ɪmˈpet.ju.ə.snəs/ noun [U] ( formal also impetuosity)
(Definition of impetuous from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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