[ UK /ɪmpˈʌlsɪvnəs/ ]
  1. the trait of acting suddenly on impulse without reflection
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How To Use impulsiveness In A Sentence

  • He would ground her flightiness and her impulsiveness and she would lighten his sometimes-sober demeanour.
  • For while impulsiveness is represented in both genres as a great evil to be conquered (although it is often not conquered in the sensation novels), it is the play of race and gender that complicates the divide. Acting 'Natural': Vanity Fair and the UnMasking of Anglo-American Sentiment
  • They had rushed into it too quickly, and lived to bitterly regret their impulsiveness.
  • The oldest, which he calls the reptilian brain, controls aggression and passionate impulsiveness. Sequential Problem Solving A Student Handbook with Checklists for Successful Critical Thinking
  • So the public has recognized that adolescents, by their nature, are less mature than adults, and that the impulsiveness and poor judgment of youth are mitigating factors that should exempt teenagers from the ultimate punishment.
  • The researchers hypothesize that genetic factors affect certain aspects of central nervous system development that result in problems such as hyperactivity or impulsiveness.
  • Over time, drinking alcohol alters the balance of some chemicals in your brain, such as gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), which inhibits impulsiveness, and glutamate, which excites the nervous system. Gladwell: cultural norms affect drinking! | Dr Vino's wine blog
  • However, impulsiveness is an interesting way to make something like quick-mindedness into an asset and a flaw. Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Trollitrade’s Review Forum
  • The characteristics that a child with ADD exhibits are inattentiveness, talking excessively, hyperactivity and impulsiveness, or any combination of the three.
  • Jesus, an 18-year-old junior, learned the hard way that impulsiveness is a bad trait in chess. Chess, as a Survival Skill
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