Impulsive

Definition of Impulsive

Im`pul´sive
a.1.
1.Having the power of driving or impelling; giving an impulse; moving; impellent.
Poor men! poor papers! We and they
Do some impulsive force obey.
- Prior.
2.Actuated by impulse or by transient feelings.
My heart, impulsive and wayward.
- Longfellow.
3.(Mech.) Acting momentarily, or by impulse; not continuous; - said of forces.
n.1.That which impels or gives an impulse; an impelling agent.

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