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impetuosity

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noun im·pet·u·os·i·ty \im-ˌpe-chə-ˈwä-sə-tē, -chü-ˈä-\

Definition of impetuosity

plural

impetuosities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being impetuous

  2. 2 :  an impetuous action or impulse



15th Century

First Known Use of impetuosity

15th century



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