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Impulsive

Pronunciation of Impulsive
/ɪmpˈʌlsɪv/, /ɪmpˈʌlsɪv/, /ɪ_m_p_ˈʌ_l_s_ɪ_v/

Antonyms for impulsive:

deliberate, cautious, induced, undynamic, nonarbitrary, voluntary.

Synonyms for impulsive:

Sense 1

indiscreet, merrily, disconnected, vacuous, mindless, shallow, blindly, blithe, temerarious, blithely, undiscriminating, short-sighted, myopic, impolitic, knee jerk, unwary, ill-judged, precipitant, rudderless, unconsidered, bumbling, indiscriminate, jejune.

Sense 2

precipitous, breezy, harum-scarum, headlong, precipitate, foolish, clumsy, vulgar, unwitting, reflex.

Sense 3

automatically, natural, improvident, enthusiastic.

Sense 4

slapdash, lightly, mad.

ingenuous

naive.

insistent

urgent.

uncontrollable

unruly.

unsystematic

unscientific.

adventurous (adjective)

daring.

all (adjective)

unprompted.

capricious (adjective)

fluctuating, fickle, scatterbrained, flighty, fitful, Flitting, sporadic, fleeting, indecisive, random, mutable, frivolous, whimsical, volatile, erratic, fanciful, capricious, changeable, wayward, vacillating, fly-by-night, arbitrary.

changeable (adjective)

inconstant, Permutable.

disobedient (adjective)

unruly.

excitable (adjective)

emotional, irritable, touchy, quick-tempered, stormy, tempestuous, crusty, nervous, short-tempered, excitable, high-strung, reckless, rash, combustible, ardent, volcanic, hot-tempered, volatile, explosive, brittle, edgy, fragile, fiery, passionate, cranky, sensitive.

fickle (adjective)

plastic, pliable, unreliable, Permutable, flighty, changeable, fickle, undependable, modifiable, malleable, inconstant, volatile, indecisive, mutable, pliant, fluctuating.

foolish (adjective)

unthinking.

headlong (adjective)

headlong.

impulsive (adjective)

ill-considered, rash, unrehearsed, impromptu, reflexive, instantaneous, extemporaneous, abrupt, improvised, unpremeditated, hasty, spontaneous.

irresolute (adjective)

irresolute, dillydallying, hesitant, watery, spineless, shy, shifty, vacillating, unwilling, tentative, unsure, halfhearted, changeable, erratic, irresponsible, capricious, uncertain, double-minded, Shilly-shally, insipid, volatile, indecisive, unresolved, yellow, fickle, inconsistent, ambivalent, fly-by-night, infirm, Flitting, shrinking, undecided, weak, undependable.

motiveless (adjective)

fickle, ambivalent, motiveless, reasonless, nonsystematic, capricious, flighty, fleeting, Flitting, haphazard, wayward, adrift, indecisive, rambling, spastic, sporadic, chancy, unmethodical, fanciful, wandering, whimsical, careless, arbitrary, Systemless, random, volatile, irregular.

rash (adjective)

brash, imprudent, daredevil, injudicious, audacious, unconsidered, irresponsible, incautious, unheedful, careless, breakneck, brazen, reckless, rash, hotheaded, impetuous, foolhardy, hectic, daring, precipitant, thoughtless, desperado.

tending to act without thought (adjective)

extemporaneous, automatic, mad, careless, hasty, emotional, headlong, precipitate, instinctive, rash, spontaneous, involuntary, unprompted, unconsidered, abrupt, passionate, unpremeditated, violent, impetuous.

thoughtless (adjective)

unguarded.

unguarded (adjective)

unguarded.

Sense 2 (noun)

improvident, foolish, harum-scarum, precipitate, mindless, precipitant, shallow, temerarious, unconsidered, slapdash, unthinking, headlong, undiscriminating.

impulsive (noun)

dynamic, dynamical, impetuous, incautious, spontaneous, madcap, self-generated, unprompted, capricious, brainish, arbitrary, whimsical, unpremeditated, driving, hotheaded, tearaway.

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