- the quality or state of being precipitant.
- headlong or rash haste.
- precipitancies, hasty or rash acts.
Origin of precipitancy
Related Words for precipitancyexpedition, precipitance, dispatch, dash, alacrity, promptness, rapidity, rashness, impatience, scamper, swiftness, hustle, hastiness, flurry, scuttle, press, precipitation, rush, celerity, nimbleness
Examples from the Web for precipitancy
Historical Examples of precipitancy
But I soon began to regret my precipitancy in leaving her so soon.The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
She may have lent colour to the charge by her own precipitancy in denying it.The Historical Nights' Entertainment
I have curbed and repressed myself not to scare you by precipitancy.Scaramouche
There was an air of undue haste—a precipitancy and rush not all reassuring.Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman
J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
Her precipitancy at their last meeting had seemed, on reflection, unfortunate.Whispering Smith
Frank H. Spearman