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impulsive

adjective uk   /ɪmˈpʌl.sɪv/ us  
C2 showing behaviour in which you do things suddenly without any planning and without considering the effects they may have: Don't be so impulsive - think before you act. an impulsive man/decision/gesture
impulsively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Translations of “impulsive”
in Korean 충동적인…
in Arabic طائش, مُنْدَفِع…
in Portuguese impulsivo…
in Catalan impulsiu…
in Japanese 衝動的な…
in Italian impulsivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 衝動的…
in Russian импульсивный…
in Turkish atak, fevrî, içinden geldiği gibi davranan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冲动的…
in Polish impulsywny…
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