What does impulsively mean?

Definitions for impulsively

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word impulsively.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. impetuously, impulsively(adverb)

    in an impulsive or impetuous way; without taking cautions

    "he often acts impulsively and later regrets it"


  1. impulsively(Adverb)

    In an impulsive manner; with force; by impulse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impulsively(adverb)

    in an impulsive manner


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impulsively in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impulsively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sally Satel:

    The non immediacy of it is arguably a benefit, sally Satel don’t want people acting impulsively. That’s why building in a time lag could be advantageous and allay anxiety.

  2. Mickey Mehta:

    Supervise your life, supervision means super-vision. Develop a vision of broadened horizons, deeper perspectives and neither jump to conclusions, nor jump to judgements impulsively without a 360 degree view. Have soulful eyes, MickeyMize.

  3. Jeremy Collins:

    He was standing there and I came and stood right next to him, and for some reason turned. In my mind's eye I stripped off the beard, and saw the Foreign Service officer I had seen in Washington, D.C. I just impulsively said, 'You're Brad Bishop, aren't you?' And he began trembling and shaking and said 'Oh God, no' and turned around. I have no doubt it was him.

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