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Foolhardy vs. Impetuous

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Foolhardyadjective

Marked by unthinking recklessness with disregard for danger; boldly rash; hotheaded.

Impetuousadjective

Making arbitrary decisions, especially in an impulsive and forceful manner.

Foolhardynoun

A person who is foolhardy.

Impetuousadjective

Characterized by sudden violence or vehemence.

Foolhardyadjective

Daring without judgment; foolishly adventurous and bold.

Impetuousadjective

Rushing with force and violence; moving with impetus; furious; forcible; violent; as, an impetuous wind; an impetuous torrent.

‘Went pouring forward with impetuous speed.’;

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Foolhardyadjective

marked by unthinking boldness; with defiant disregard for danger or consequences;

‘foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker’; ‘became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans’; ‘a reckless driver’; ‘a rash attempt to climb the World Trade Center’;

Impetuousadjective

Vehement in feeling; hasty; passionate; violent; as, a man of impetuous temper.

‘The people, on their holidays,Impetuous, insolent, unquenchable.’;

Impetuousadjective

characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation;

‘a hotheaded decision’; ‘liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers’; ‘an impetuous display of spending and gambling’; ‘madcap escapades’;

Impetuousadjective

marked by violent force;

‘impetuous heaving waves’;

Impetuousadjective

acting or done quickly and without thought or care

‘she might live to rue this impetuous decision’;

Impetuousadjective

moving forcefully or rapidly

‘an impetuous but controlled flow of water’;

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