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- Having the power of driving or impelling; giving an impulse; moving; impellent.
- Actuated by impulse or by transient feelings.
- (mechanics) Acting momentarily, or by impulse; not continuous – said of forces.
- Highly reactive; people who react quickly or feel emotional
- Stop being so impulsive!
Related terms 
having the power of driving or impelling; giving an impulse; moving; impellent
actuated by impulse or by transient feelings
(mechanics) acting momentarily, or by impulse; not continuous
highly reactive; people who react quickly or feel emotional
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- impulsive in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- impulsive in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
impulsive (plural impulsives)
- That which impels or gives an impulse; an impelling agent.
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- One whose behaviour or personality is characterized by being impulsive.
- feminine singular form of impulsif
impulsive f pl
- feminine plural form of impulsivo
- vocative masculine singular of impulsivus