The old Kaiser Franz Joseph, faithful and hardworking, was the obverse of the feckless and impetuous German kaiser.
Referring to his numerous divorces, he writes, "I was young, impetuous, and lonely."
Zakir is a fearless and impetuous fighter, a former Guantanamo prisoner who earned a reputation for brutality on the battlefield.
Her words were the result of an impetuous defense of the absent man.
"It is a great deal worse to drive without her," said the impetuous lady.
Elsewhere than at Coralio one learns of the impetuous career of Isabel Guilbert.
Her praise was impetuous enough for further and greater exertions.
A rash, impetuous, passionate man; but a great loss for his party, as a man of mind and mark.
Yes, he said; I mean the impetuous, ready to go at that which others are afraid to approach.
He was just such a man as Trevison—reckless, impulsive, and impetuous—dare-devil who would not tolerate injustice or oppression.
late 14c., "hot-tempered, fierce," from Old French impetuos (13c.) and directly from Late Latin impetuosus "impetuous, violent," from Latin impetus "attack" (see impetus). Related: Impetuously; impetuousness.