Impulsive Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Impulsive

Making arbitrary decisions, especially in an impulsive and forceful manner.
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Performed or expressed without preparation or forethought:
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Not planned or thought out in advance:
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Occurring or made hastily on impulse:
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Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick. (e.g. Without much thinking about it they made a hasty decision to buy it.)
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Bold or daring in a foolish way; rash; reckless
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Acting or done in a reckless or rash way; irresponsible
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(Figuratively) Reckless, impetuous.
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Behaving or acting impulsively or rashly; wild.
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Being such by natural inclination rather than conscious effort or study:
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The definition of brash is someone or something with an abrasive, tacky, self-serving or rude manner.
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The definition of sudden is not expected, or happening without warning.
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Unable to be predicted.
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Moving with excessive speed or haste.
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Produced as an automatic response or reaction:
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Not considered; not taken into account
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Pertaining to or characteristic of a hothead or hotheadedness; (of a person) easily excited or angered.
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Subject to caprices; tending to change abruptly and without apparent reason; erratic; flighty
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Careless, reckless, not exercising proper caution
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Acting with or marked by impulsiveness in thought or action; rash.
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Hasty, careless, impetuous, etc.
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Presumptuously or recklessly bold; rash or reckless:
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Not subject to control of the volition:
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The definition of reckless is something that is done foolishly, carelessly, or without thinking about the consequences.
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Fired with intense feeling; ardent, blazing, burning.
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Of or pertaining to propulsion
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Moving with speed, rapidity or swiftness, or capable of doing so; rapid; fast.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Playful or fanciful, especially in a humorous way:
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Having the quality of being impelling.
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The definition of impromptu is something done without advance thought or without a plan.
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Designed to be easily opened, separated, etc., as by tearing
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Transmitting force or motion
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Characterized by or full of force; effective:
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Antonyms for Impulsive

Shrewd; crafty; cunning
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Full of caution; careful to avoid danger; circumspect; wary
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Having or showing heed for the well-being or happiness of others and a propensity for anticipating their needs or wishes.
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tending to act without thought
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tending to act without thought
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Words Related to Impulsive

Sudden, without warning.
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The definition of changeable is something that can be altered, or is something that may change appearance or format.
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Resulting from or acting with ill-considered haste or boldness.
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Self-regulating:
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The definition of extemporaneous is something done or spoken with little or no preparation.
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Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
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Showing a lack of consideration:
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Existing or designed according to a plan
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