Antonyms of IMPETUOUS

Examples of usage:

  1. No sooner, therefore, did the impetuous young Frenchman appear on the taffrail of his own ship, supported by a band of followers, than a close and deadly fire swept them away to a man. "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas" by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. Young Larochejaquelin was of a temperament very different from that of his friend: he was eager, impetuous, warm- tempered, and fond of society; but he had formed his principles on those of M. de Lescure. "La Vendée An Historical Romance" by Anthony Trollope
  3. Mr Carden was a man whose impetuous and enthusiastic disposition had caused him to commit many serious errors in life, and these had been a barrier to the success which must otherwise have rewarded his energy and talent. "Julian Home" by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
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