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im•pul•sive



Pronunciation: (im-pul'siv), [key]
adj.
1. actuated or swayed by emotional or involuntary impulses: an impulsive child.
2. having the power or effect of impelling; characterized by impulsion: impulsive forces.
3. inciting to action: the impulsive effects of a revolutionary idea.
4. Mech.(of forces) acting momentarily; not continuous.

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