Synonyms for (adjective) impetuous

Synonyms: impetuous, impulsive, hotheaded, brainish, tearaway, madcap

Definition: characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation

Usage: a hotheaded decision; liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers; an impetuous display of spending and gambling; madcap escapades; (`brainish' is archaic)

Similar words: incautious

Definition: lacking in caution

Usage: an incautious remark; incautious talk


Synonyms: impetuous

Definition: marked by violent force

Usage: impetuous heaving waves

Similar words: forceful

Definition: characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical)

Usage: a forceful speaker; a forceful personality; forceful measures; a forceful plan for peace