|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|1.||characterized by actions based on sudden desires, whims, or inclinations rather than careful thought: an impulsive man|
|2.||based on emotional impulses or whims; spontaneous: an impulsive kiss|
|3.||forceful, inciting, or impelling|
|4.||(of physical forces) acting for a short time; not continuous|
|5.||(of a sound) brief, loud, and having a wide frequency range|
impulsive im·pul·sive (ĭm-pŭl'sĭv)
Inclined or tending to act on impulse rather than thought.
Motivated by or resulting from impulse.