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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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The Japanese currency saw bouts of high volatility last week, and will remain prone to directional impulsiveness should there be continued flip-flopping between risk-off and risk-back-on sentiment, which seems likely as hopes for more central bank stimulus vie with fears that a number of major economies are simultaneously heading for recession.
Magufuli's talent for high-profile appearances that bolster his reputation as a no-nonsense leader have made him wildly popular among some.But his intolerance of criticism, impulsiveness and disregard for due process worry others who see authoritarianism at the core of his populism.
[USA], May 23 (ANI): Exploring the answer to how employees' time can be organised to enable them to perform best when it comes to both creative and routine tasks, Economists at Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg (FAU) conducted a research that found the employees' impulsiveness decide which working model works them.
I think he also needs to shun his impulsiveness in expressing his opinion on national and political issues to avoid creating embarrassing situations for himself, his party and the government.
They all require physician assistance, usually two physicians, self-administration of drugs and strict time intervals to guard against impulsiveness.
The Barratt Impulsiveness Scale-11 (BIS-11) which comprises three subscales as attention, motor, and non-planning impulsiveness was used to assess the patients and controls.
The court heard he suffers from the condition categorised by inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness and dyslexia.
He explained to Kirklees magistrates that Curley left school aged 14 to work as a builder for his father and showed a degree of "immaturity and impulsiveness".
According to researchers ADHD is a chronic condition which includes attention difficulty, hyperactivity and impulsiveness.
ADHD is a chronic condition which includes attention difficulty, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Across the globe some teachers are mistaking the immaturity of younger children in their class for ADHD.
It read: "Meetings veer off topic and off the rails, he engages in repetitive rants and his impulsiveness results in half-baked, ill-informed and occasionally reckless decisions." It called aides "unsung heroes" who contain the President's erratic behaviour to the West Wing.