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impulsive

1. (of physical forces) acting for a short time; not continuous
2. (of a sound) brief, loud, and having a wide frequency range
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Its impulsive force still prevailed over the lunar attraction, but the projectile's course was certainly bringing it nearer to the moon, and they might hope that at a nearer point the weight, predominating, would cause a decided fall.
Moss, too impulsive to be prudent, "I'm thankful I'm come now to see you yourself again; I thought you'd never know us any more.
But, at the same time, even the faces that were most exposed to view, and therefore most tautly under control, disclosed a sudden impulsive tremor which, unless directly checked, would have developed into an outburst of laughter.
She pointed up to the sky, then to my eyes, then back to the sky, with movements so quick and impulsive that she distracted me, and I had no idea what she wanted.
She was fond of her children in an uneven, impulsive way.
They are warm-hearted, emotional, impulsive, enthusiastic, their tears come at the mildest touch, and it is not hard to move them to laughter.
Aunt Jane with her quiet voice, her understanding eyes, her ready excuses, in these first difficult weeks, when the impulsive little stranger was trying to settle down into the "brick house ways.
De Guiche, who was young and impulsive, said to Raoul, "Here we are, three masters and three servants.
Objective: Adaptive behaviour is typically attributed to an executive-control system that allows people to regulate impulsive actions and to fulfil long-term goals instead.
Coroner Louise Hunt said the medical cause of death was hanging and went on: "He suffered from ADHD which could make him impulsive.
Find an alternative behaviour that helps you deal with your stress, boredom or whatever triggers your impulsive shopping.
Using your 'inner voice' plays an important role in controlling impulsive behavior, according to scientists.