precipitancy

[ pri-sip-i-tuh n-see ]
/ prɪˈsɪp ɪ tən si /

noun, plural pre·cip·i·tan·cies.

the quality or state of being precipitant.
headlong or rash haste.
precipitancies, hasty or rash acts.

Nearby words

  1. preciously,
  2. precipe,
  3. precipice,
  4. precipitable,
  5. precipitable water,
  6. precipitant,
  7. precipitate,
  8. precipitate labor,
  9. precipitation,
  10. precipitation hardening

Also pre·cip·i·tance.

Origin of precipitancy

First recorded in 1610–20; precipit(ant) + -ancy

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