Definition of impetuously in US English:

impetuously

adverb

  • See impetuous

    • ‘A flock of birds surges impetuously from the thickets and takes flight towards the windmills that decorate the landscape.’
    • ‘Everyone, he says, likes to follow their own particular bent: one man proceeds cautiously, another impetuously; one forcefully, another cunningly.’
    • ‘So a totally discredited source of energy is being imposed upon the country, simply because the government impetuously committed itself to it.’
    • ‘The Government arrogantly and impetuously forced postal voting on the region - against expert advice of the Electoral Commission - and is now reaping the ill wind of that misjudgement.’
    • ‘Fairly obviously, that train was cancelled, so I impetuously jumped on the next train out, which stopped at Wokingham.’

Pronunciation

impetuously

/imˈpeCH(o͞o)əslē//ɪmˈpɛtʃ(u)əsli/