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impulsive

  
  
If you describe someone as impulsive, you mean that they do things suddenly without thinking about them carefully first.      adj  
He is too impulsive to be a responsible prime minister...     
  impulsively      adv   ADV with v  
He studied her face for a moment, then said impulsively: `Let's get married'...     
  impulsiveness      n-uncount  
The president's impulsiveness often worries his advisers.     
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impulsive

  
  
devil-may-care, emotional, hasty, headlong, impetuous, instinctive, intuitive, passionate, precipitate, quick, rash, spontaneous, unconsidered, unpredictable, unpremeditated  
  
Antonyms     
   arresting, calculating, cautious, considered, cool, deliberate, halting, planned, premeditated, rehearsed, restrained  

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v.
to get rid of one's frustration (for example by doing something violent or impulsive)
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