Definition of 'impulsive'

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Example sentences containing 'impulsive'

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Be aware of the triggers that could trigger impulsive behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was an impulsive act on his part. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How many men can honestly say they were not prone to impulsive and regrettable behaviour during early adulthood? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The findings contradicts theories that self-control is all that is needed to beat impulsive thoughts. The Sun (2011)I suspect that this may well have been an impulsive act perhaps driven by her low mood. The Sun (2010)They were unable to play with one toy or complete one task, and they engaged in unusually impulsive behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I didn't want something less impulsive. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But they weren't thought a problem back when people were expected to do manual jobs or perform impulsive acts such as charging into gunfire. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is the opposite of rushed, rash, impulsive behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was seen as being calmer, less impulsive than Maher. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sufferers may have difficulty focusing attention and remaining'on task' and show excessively impulsive behaviour and hyperactivity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Cherry is disarmingly open with her emotions: warm and impulsive one moment, solemn and thoughtful the next. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Symptoms of ADHD include inability to focus, impulsive behaviour and poor organisational skills. The Sun (2013)To change my attitude so I'm less impulsive when buying things. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The US admiral's impulsive behaviour reflected the mood of a navy which had grown accustomed to overwhelming superiority. Max Hastings Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)

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Translations for 'impulsive'

British English: impulsive ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone as impulsive, you mean that they do things suddenly without thinking about them carefully first.
He is too impulsive to be a responsible prime minister.


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