Definitions and translations for "impulsive"

Definition of impulsive

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1. Determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason.
2. Characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation.
Liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers.
3. Having the power of driving or impelling.
An impulsive force.
4. Without forethought.
Letting him borrow her car was an impulsive act that she immediately regretted.
5. Proceeding from natural feeling or impulse without external stimulus.
An impulsive gesture of affection.
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English - English - impulsive

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adj. rash, hasty; acting on impulse; spontaneous
adj. impulsive, acting on impulse, spontaneous, instinctive, not premeditated, unplanned
adj. impulsive, rash

English - Spanish - impulsive

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adj. impulsivo, compulsivo, intempestivo

English - French - impulsive

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adj. impulsif, involontaire; spontané; velléitaire

English - German - impulsive

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adj. stoßend, antreibend; vorwärts treibend; impulsiv

English - Indonesian - impulsive

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a. menuruntukan: bersifat menuruntukan kata hati, menuruntukan: bersifat menuruntukan gerak hati, impulsif

English - Italian - impulsive

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agg. impulsivo; (Mecc) che comunica movimento

English - Polish - impulsive

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a. napędowy, impulsywny, popędliwy, prędki, raptowny, porywczy, żywiołowy, odruchowy

English - Portuguese - impulsive

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adj. impulsivo, rápido, ligeiro; que age de acordo com os impulsos ou instintos

English - Romanian - impulsive

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a. impulsiv

English - Russian - impulsive

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прил. импульсивный, побуждающий

English - Turkish - impulsive

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s. itici, dürtücü, düşüncesiz, düşünmeden hareket eden

English - Ukrainian - impulsive

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a. імпульсивний, спонукальний, нестримний

French - English - impulsive

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[impulsif] adj. impulsive, rash

English - Dutch - impulsive

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bn. impulsief; voorbarig, overijld; impulsief (gedrag)

English - Greek - impulsive

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επίθ. αυθόρμητος, ορμητικός, παρορμητικός

English - Arabic - impulsive

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‏مندفع، متهور، تلقائي، دفعي، دافع، نابض‏

English - Chinese - impulsive

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(形) 冲动的, 任性的, 受感情驱使的

English - Chinese - impulsive

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(形) 衝動的, 任性的, 受感情驅使的

English - Hindi - impulsive

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a. आवेग, संवेगशील

English - Japanese - impulsive

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(形) 衝動的な; 推し進める; 自然発生的な

English - Korean - impulsive

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형. 성급하게; 감정에 따라 행동하는; 충동적인

English - Vietnamese - impulsive

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a. đẩy tới, đẩy đi
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Synonyms for impulsive
unaffected: artless, unconstrained, natural, guileless, childlike, ingenuous, unfeigned