Definition of IMPULSIVE

Adjective : IMPULSIVE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) proceeding from natural feeling or impulse without external stimulus; "an impulsive gesture of affection" ;

  • 2. (

    ) without forethought; "letting him borrow her car was an impulsive act that she immediately regretted" ;

  • 3. (

    ) having the power of driving or impelling; "a driving personal ambition"; "the driving force was his innate enthusiasm"; "an impulsive force" ;

  • 4. (

    ) determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason; "a capricious refusal"; "authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious"; "the victim of whimsical persecutions" ;


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