1. (acting quickly and without thought) 
a. impetuous 
Las personas impetuosas son generalmente impacientes e irreflexivas.Impetuous people are usually impatient and unthinking.
b. impulsive 
Paula es muy impetuosa y aceptó la propuesta al momento.Paula is very impulsive and accepted the proposal right away.
2. (tempestuous) 
a. violent 
Las impetuosas olas rompen contra el muro causando un gran estruendo.The violent waves break against the wall causing a loud crash.
3. (hurried) 
a. impetuous 
Los actos impetuosos suelen tener consecuencias imprevistas.Impetuous acts usually have unexpected consequences.
b. hasty 
El impetuoso ambiente de la oficina hacía que los empleados no trabajaran a gusto.The hasty atmosphere in the office made the employees feel uncomfortable at work.
1. (olas, viento, ataque) 
a. violent 
2. (persona) 
a. impulsive, impetuous 
3. (general) 
a. impulsive person 
1 [+persona] impetuous; impulsive
2 [+acto] hasty; impetuous
3 [+corriente] rushing; violent
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