Definition of IMPULSIVE – IMPULSIVE in a Sentence

definition of impulsive - impulsive in a sentence

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#003:IMPULSIVE (im◦PULL◦siv)
DEFINITION: acting on a sudden idea without thinking in advance

STORY: An IMP gets a sudden idea to PULL a large SIEVE behind him.

IMPULSIVE IN A SENTENCE: Retailers often used discounts to attract impulsive buyers.

Examples of IMPULSIVE in the news:

Reviewers swooned over the maskless, hand-sanitizer-free vision of people jumping on and off trains, strolling through crowded plazas and making impulsive decisions.

Because Cleone possesses both an impulsive nature and an impoverished suitor named David Ancaster, her wealthy father and rakish brother decide to whisk her away on a European tour.

Lord Dyson says: “What Mr Bashir did was not an impulsive act done in the spur of the moment. It was carefully planned… What he did was devious and dishonest.”

Japanese politics runs on consensus, and politicians — regardless of party affiliation — are not known for the kind of impulsive alpha-male leadership we are currently seeing in other countries.

Throughout the match, Tiafoe was as unpredictable and impulsive as usual, throwing in drop shots and random forays to the net, determined to follow his whims rather than any coherent plan.

We want “smart” front offices that build from within in a methodical, analytical way and aren’t too impulsive or aggressive — until we suddenly decide that’s exactly what we want them to be.

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Further definitions of IMPULSIVE:

Inclined to act on impulse rather than thought

Characterized by actions based on sudden desires, whims, or inclinations rather than careful thought

Motivated by or resulting from impulse

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