impetuousness impetuousness

Definition(s):

  • (n) rash impulsiveness

Usage(s):

  1. Monegan consistently emerges as the adult in these conversations, while the Palin camp displays a childish impetuousness and sense of entitlement.
  2. With the impetuousness of youth, he marched off to his manager and informed him the computer would not work in the year 2000.
  3. With the impetuousness of youth, he marched off to his manager and informed him the computer would not work in the year 2000.

News

  • Some long-awaited family connections are imminent

    It was a rare moment of impetuousness. After years of research, I'd finally found incontrovertible proof that my great-great-grandfather was born in Newville, grew up in Loudonville and died in Kingston, Ga., during the Civil War.
    on September 1, 2013     Source: Mansfield News Journal

Quotes

  1. "Segolene incarnates personal impetuousness, a fresh character and optimism," Zapatero told an estimated 15,000 supporters at the rally. "Segolene incarnates a project of transformation, democratization and modernization. A person like her...
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Source: Forbes

  2. On his way to becoming a dictator Mussolini denounced "the mildew of the old ideas" and emphasized instead the "impetuousness and faith" of the young.
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Benito Mussolini Source: National Post

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