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[im-pech-oo-os-i-tee] /ɪmˌpɛtʃ uˈɒs ɪ ti/
noun, plural impetuosities for 2.
the quality or condition of being impetuous.
an impetuous action.
1575-85; < Late Latin impetuōs(us) impetuous + -ity Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples for impetuosity
  • But he acted with his voice, conveying youthful impetuosity and yearning.
  • It drives polar bears and other animals with a fierce impetuosity equal to our own.
  • For all its intelligence, her playing had impetuosity.
  • Under the influence of a suggestion, he will undertake the accomplishment of certain acts with irresistible impetuosity.
  • Count any awkward moments as lessons, and resist impetuosity, especially regarding money.
  • He later accepted he should have stayed away, but this affair exposed more than his impetuosity.
  • They were rushing upon it with tremendous impetuosity.
  • In looking over the historical development of the yard limit proviso, it is apparent the language was born not of impetuosity.
  • He wrote and thought with an impetuosity beyond what nature always could endure.
  • His impetuosity in the end game was his chief danger from the steady and watchful strategy of his more experienced opponent.

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