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impulsive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of impulsive

  1. 1 caused by or suggestive of an irresistible urge an impulsive purchase of a very expensive jacket Synonyms of impulsive besetting, driven, compulsive, obsessional, obsessiveWords Related to impulsive irrepressible, uncontrollable; automatic, instinctive, involuntary, knee-jerk, reflex, spontaneous; conditioned, mechanical; unconscious, unthinking, unwitting; capricious, unpredictable, whimsicalNear Antonyms of impulsive unforced, voluntary, willful (or wilful); controllable, manageable, resistible

  2. 2 prone to sudden illogical changes of mind, ideas, or actions an impulsive woman who never seems to have the same opinion about anything for longer than 10 minutes Synonyms of impulsive capricious, freakish, whimsicalWords Related to impulsive impetuous, mercurial, moody, temperamental, volatile; crankish, eccentric, flaky, quirky; arbitrary, erratic, fickle, inconstant, irregular, shaky, willful (or wilful); impractical, quixotic, quixotical, romantic, unrealistic, utopian, visionaryNear Antonyms of impulsive equable; down-to-earth, earthy, hard-boiled, hardheaded, levelheaded, matter-of-fact, practical, pragmatic (also pragmatical), reasonable, sensible, tough-minded; commonsensical, grounded, logical, no-nonsense, rational, sane, sober, sobersided, sound; fast, fixed, hard-and-fast, immutable, inflexible, invariable, unalterable, unbending, unchangeable uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding; changeless, constant, established, set, settled, stable, steadfast, steady, unchanging, unvarying


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