impetuous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"impetuous" in British English

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impetuousadjective

uk   us   /ɪmˈpet.ju.əs/
likely to do something ​suddenly, without ​considering the ​results of ​youractions: He's so impetuous - why can't he ​think things over before he ​rushes into them? said or done ​suddenly, without ​considering the ​likelyresults: The ​governor may now be ​regretting her impetuous ​promise to ​reduceunemployment by ​half.
impetuously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
impetuousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/ (formal also impetuosity )
(Definition of impetuous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"impetuous" in American English

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impetuousadjective

 us   /ɪmˈpetʃ·u·əs/
acting or done ​suddenly without much ​thought: Then, impetuous as I was, I ​bought a new ​car before I ​even got a ​job.
(Definition of impetuous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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