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adj im·pul·sive \im-ˈpəl-siv\

Medical Definition of IMPULSIVE

:  having the power of or actually driving or impelling
:  actuated by or prone to act on impulse <impulsive behavior>
:  acting momentarily <brief impulsive auditory stimuli>
im·pul·sive·ly adverb
im·pul·sive·ness noun
im·pul·siv·i·ty \-ˌpəl-ˈsiv-ət-ē\ noun, plural im·pul·siv·i·ties
April 27, 2015
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