We need someone more steady. Like many young people, she is too impetuous.
She is impetuous, arrogant and inexperienced.
He was restless, fearless, but of impetuous and sometimes ungovernable temper.
Irving, Washington -- Astoria or Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains
He was then the most impetuous boy in the world, and he is now the most impetuous man.
Dickens, Charles -- Bleak House
"I could explain—no I couldn’t, either," said Henry, as the ramifications of his impetuosity sank in.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
She too, had passionate desires, but they were persistent rather than impetuous.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- The Idiot
she burst forth in her most impetuous manner.
George Eliot -- Middlemarch
the impetuosity of youth
C.S. Lewis -- The Horse and His Boy
To say we were rotten little children would be like saying John Brown was a little on the impetuous side,
Rick Bragg -- All Over but the Shoutin’
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There was an impetuous strong sign from Petra. In words, it would have been an impatient Shut up!
John Wyndham -- The Chrysalids
You were not right, not quite in the right, you were impetuous.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
...he demanded impetuously.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- The Great Gatsby
In spite of his usual command over himself, Dantes could not restrain his impetuosity.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
She is impetuous—volcanic, I was about to say.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Jonathan’s impetuosity, and the manifest singleness of his purpose, seemed to overawe those in front of him.
Bram Stoker -- Dracula
the impetuous confidence of his manner
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
all undertaken with his characteristic impetuosity.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
She looked at him with a sudden impetuosity.
Agatha Christie -- Murder On The Orient Express
But d’Artagnan was at the same time impetuous and curious.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Three Musketeers
Made me feel grateful that Kyle was impetuous and selfish.
Stephenie Meyer -- The Host
And even if that impetuous fool Gennaro decided to burn it to the ground, it would not make much difference.
Michael Crichton -- Jurassic Park
the impetuous young man ... sprang upon his enemy with naked hands.
James Fenimore Cooper -- The Last of the Mohicans
keeping in check the impetuosity of his natural impulses
Miguel de Cervantes -- Don Quixote
When I did speak, it was only to express an impetuous wish that I had never been born, or never come to Thornfield.
Charlotte Bronte -- Jane Eyre
Perhaps she had felt the impetuous desire that was in him, and then the yielding mood had come upon her.
James Joyce -- Dubliners
the manner in which the words escaped from his mouth,— incoherent, impetuous, pell-mell, tumbling over each other,
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
He felt an urgent desire to be alone with her again soon and sprang up impetuously from his table and went running outside and back down the street toward...
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
Her impetuous act might prove the death-signal of the man she would have died to save.
Baroness Orczy -- The Scarlet Pimpernel
Avdotya Romanovna began impetuously, but immediately checked herself.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- Crime and Punishment
William Shakespeare -- Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
"I can’t feel as I’ve got any father but one," said Eppie, impetuously, while the tears gathered.
George Eliot -- Silas Marner
But Atlanta was ... as headstrong and impetuous as herself.
Margaret Mitchell -- Gone with the Wind
With that she rushed across the street so impetuously that she narrowly escaped annihilation from a passing truck,
Louisa May Alcott -- Little Women
She’s too impetuous.
Rick Riordan -- The Titan’s Curse
He was a dark-browed, good-looking youngster of nineteen, greatly resembling his mother, but with ten times her impetuosity.
Kate Chopin -- The Awakening
"Say a good fellow, if you want a phrase," returned Herbert, smiling, and clapping his hand on the back of mine—"a good fellow, with impetuosity and hesitation, boldness and diffidence, action and dreaming, curiously mixed in him."
Charles Dickens -- Great Expectations
He is, in fact, but for his years and size, rather like a very impetuous baby "taking notice" eagerly and loudly, and requiring almost as much watching to keep him out of unintended mischief.
George Bernard Shaw -- Pygmalion
"I can’t see," he said impetuously, "why you have never written anything about Antonia."
Willa Cather -- My Antonia
Mr. Micawber, whose impetuosity I had restrained thus far with the greatest difficulty,
Charles Dickens -- David Copperfield
the impetuous gusts of the north wind do not make the traveler lay aside his cloak;
Victor Hugo -- The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Winged with red lightning and impetuous rage,
John Milton -- Paradise Lost
What an impetuous boy he is!
Oscar Wilde -- The Importance of Being Earnest
Silent under his polished helmet, Hektor, dazzling and impetuous, passed on to drive the Argives back with general slaughter,
Homer -- The Iliad
For however eagerly and impetuously the savage crew had hailed the announcement of his quest; yet all sailors of all sorts are more or less capricious and unreliable—they live in the varying outer weather, and they inhale its fickleness—and...
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
Tom turned to the woman, and said with impetuous zeal— "Exert thy power—I would see a storm!"
Mark Twain -- The Prince and The Pauper
Jack, with his usual impetuosity, wished to send a shot in amongst the robber band, but I prevented him, for I knew that the bird or two he might kill would be of no use to us, while his shot would not drive away the rest, even had we wished it.
Johann Wyss -- The Swiss Family Robinson
his rage, skill, fury, and impetuosity.
William Shakespeare -- Twelfth Night
James Joyce -- Ulysses
There was a thought yet nearer, a more prevailing, more impetuous concern.