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Definition of Impetuous

Impetuous

  1. Rushing with force and violence; moving with impetus; furious; forcible; violent; as, an impetuous wind; an impetuous torrent.
  2. Vehement in feeling; hasty; passionate; violent; as, a man of impetuous temper.

Impetuous Quotations

True love is not a strong, fiery, impetuous passion. It is, on the contrary, an element calm and deep. It looks beyond mere externals, and is attracted by qualities alone. It is wise and discriminating, and its devotion is real and abiding.
Ellen G. White

Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought.
Thucydides

Like all best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
Queen Elizabeth II

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
Queen Elizabeth II

The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth longs only for what is dazzling.
Petrarch
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Impetuous Translations

impetuous in Italian is veemente
impetuous in Latin is vehemens
impetuous in Norwegian is heftig, voldsom
impetuous in Spanish is impetuoso, tempestuoso, impetu

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