impetuosity impetuosity

Definition(s):

  • (n) rash impulsiveness

Usage(s):

  1. Giving her native impetuosity and her Vassar graduate's well-educated illusions and disillusions free play, she writes her verses mostly in three ill-assorted styles:.
  2. His temporary failure as a Cabinet Minister, due in part to the impetuosity of youth, has not detracted from the glamor which sparks from his sword.
  3. Nixon is apt to be a shrewder and more adroit diplomat-in-chief than Humphrey, whose impetuosity and trustfulness could prove to be serious liabilities.

News

  • Review: A smoother sound from Juilliard String Quartet

    Refined has replaced energetic impetuosity in the famed ensemble's current configuration, a fact that is center stage in an Aliso Viejo program of Bach, Schubert and Jesse Jones. While driving to Aliso Viejo on Tuesday to hear the Juilliard String Quartet play Bach, Schubert and a young American composer, Jesse Jones, at the Soka Performing Arts Center, I listened to a little early Bob Dylan. It ...
    on October 31, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. "Lewis learns through his mistakes," added Hill. "The race before (Japan), he showed an impetuosity, (but) he corrected that and drove an impeccable race (in China)." "It was something he needed to fix and he showed that he had fixed...
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Damon Hill Source: Malaysia Star

  2. "Conference Call as a whole swings with a gleeful impetuosity that's hard if not impossible to dislike," wrote JazzTimes' Chris Kelsey in his review of Spirals. "Kinda sounds like what the late '60s Miles Davis band might have become had they...
    on Feb 22, 2006 By: Chris Kelsey Source: All About Jazz

  3. "You should not take decisions with youthful impetuosity which you realise afterwards were not thought through," Mr Barelli said.
    on May 9, 2007 By: Paolo Barelli Source: Times Online

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