impulsively impulsively  /ɪm ˈpəl sɪv li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an impulsive or impetuous way; without taking cautions

Usage(s):

  1. He spoke out impulsively against injustice.
  2. Shelving cheese near wine can nudge shoppers into impulsively buying a bottle of Bordeaux.
  3. One of them impulsively steals an artist-designed timepiece.

News

  1. Astrological Forecasts for 06/15/2013

    Aries (March 21-April 19) : Today is an 8 -- Save your money. Save time and follow instructions. There's a potential travel delay. Choose stability over illusion. If you steal a romantic moment, don't spend impulsively, even for a good reason.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Decade-spanning love story continues in lovely 'Before Midnight'

    The cinematic romance that bloomed with Before Sunrise grows richer and more intricate with each successive sequel. Director Richard Linklater's original film from 2005 offered a pleasant enough tale of two idealistic young people - aspiring American writer Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and philosophical French beauty Celine (Julie Delpy) - who impulsively spend an evening wandering the streets of Vienna ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Atlanta

Quotes

  1. Van der Sloot said in the transcripts: "At that moment impulsively, with my right elbow I hit her in the face exactly on top of the nose. There was blood everywhere. What am I going to do now; I had blood on my shirt. There was also blood on the...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Joran van der Sloot Source: The Pulse

  2. "He acted impulsively," said German coach Uwe Krupp.
    on May 7, 2008 By: Uwe Krupp Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "I want to give myself the best possible chance to succeed at the next level," Collison told the Times. "I have not made this decision impulsively. I have unfinished business at UCLA. I want to complete my education and when I do enter the...
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Darren Collison Source: SBR Forum

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