Part of speech:
Not equipped to meet a contingency.
In a ready state; specif., already cooked
Made, done, or spoken without any preparation; unpremeditated; offhand
Spoken, done, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought:
Performed or expressed without preparation or forethought:
Not prepared in advance; impromptu:
without advance preparation
Spoken or done extemporaneously
Of or relating to a diet in which the amount of food is not restricted.
Unpremeditated or offhand:
Of, or having the nature of, an improviser or improvisation
The definition of impulsive is to act or speak forcefully or quickly without planning.
Having no apparent external cause or influence; occurring or produced by its own energy, force, etc. or through internal causes; self-acting
Occurring without warning; unforeseen.
Not planned or thought out in advance:
To make, compose, or perform something extemporaneously.
The definition of deliberate is doing something on purpose and with careful thought.
Made or done suddenly, with little or no preparation:
- Improvised applies to something composed or devised without any preparation and, with reference to things other than music, suggests the ingenious use of whatever is at hand to fill an unforeseen and immediate need
- Extemporaneous , extempore (more commonly used as an adverb), and extemporary may express the same idea but are now more often used of a speech that has received some preparation, but has not been written out or memorized
- Impromptu is applied to that which is spoken, made, or done on the spur of the moment to suit the occasion and stresses spontaneity
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