the quality or state of being precipitant.
headlong or rash haste.
precipitancies, hasty or rash acts.
- Also pre·cip·i·tance .
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How to use precipitancy in a sentence
To avoid any inconvenience or precipitancy, the plan would not come into operation until the 1st of January, 1846.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
The disorder of his apparel and the perspiration that covered his brow bespoke the precipitancy of his return.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2 | Eugne Sue
An act of so much precipitancy and presumption would seal the downfall of precocious intellect forever.The Last of the Mohicans | James Fenimore Cooper
They were soon joined by the main body, which now retreated with precipitancy.Great Events in the History of North and South America | Charles A. Goodrich
Yet she would have gone on to his house, had there not been one reason too many against such precipitancy.Two on a Tower | Thomas Hardy