Definition of Impulsiveness

1. Noun. The trait of acting suddenly on impulse without reflection.

Generic synonyms: Thoughtlessness, Unthoughtfulness
Specialized synonyms: Impetuosity, Impetuousness, Hastiness
Derivative terms: Impulsive, Impulsive, Impulsive, Impulsive



Definition of Impulsiveness

1. n. The quality of being impulsive.

Definition of Impulsiveness

1. Noun. The quality of being impulsive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impulsiveness

1. [n -ES]

Impulsiveness Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Impulsiveness Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Impulsiveness

impulse explosive
impulse function
impulse functions
impulse purchase
impulse purchases
impulse turbine
impulsed
impulses
impulsing
impulsion
impulsions
impulsive
impulsive behaviour
impulsive speech
impulsively
impulsiveness (current term)
impulsivenesses
impulsivities
impulsivity
impulsor
impulsors
impulvium
impunctate
impunctual
impunctualities
impunctuality
impune
impunibly
impunities
impunity

Literary usage of Impulsiveness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life and Letters of Robert Browning by Sutherland Mrs Orr (1908)
"... his Work—Habits of Work—His Beading—Conversational Powers—impulsiveness and Reserve—Nervous Peculiarities—His Benevolence—His Attitude towards Women. ..."

2. English Pharisees, French Crocodiles, and Other Anglo-French Typical Characters by Max O'Rell (1892)
"FRENCH impulsiveness AND BRITISH SANGFROID ILLUSTRATED BY TWO REMINISCENCES. Two incidents that took place lately, in Paris and London respectively, ..."

3. A Text-book of Insanity by Charles Arthur Mercier (1902)
"H. OBSESSION AND impulsiveness. There is a natural affinity between obsession and impulsiveness which; renders it appropriate to describe ..."

4. Wagner by Charles Albert Lidgey (1899)
"... faith in human nature—Personal characteristics—Wagner and Schopenhauer—His mental activity—Early connection with the stage—His impulsiveness—His failure ..."

5. Personal and Ideal Elements in Education by Henry Churchill King (1908)
"... the impulsiveness of consciousness ; that is, that every thought, by its very presence in the mind, tends to pass into act, and will do so if it is not ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Impulsiveness

Search for Impulsiveness on Dictionary.com!Search for Impulsiveness on Thesaurus.com!Search for Impulsiveness on Google!Search for Impulsiveness on Wikipedia!

Search