precipitance

  • 1Precipitance — Pre*cip i*tance, Precipitancy Pre*cip i*tan*cy, n. [From {Precipitant}.] The quality or state of being precipitant, or precipitate; headlong hurry; excessive or rash haste in resolving, forming an opinion, or executing a purpose; precipitation;… …

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  • 2precipitance — index dispatch (promptness), haste, inconsideration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3precipitance — noun Date: 1667 precipitancy …

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  • 4precipitance — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Careless headlong action: haste, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitancy, precipitateness, precipitation, rashness, rush. See CAREFUL …

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  • 5precipitance — pre cip·i·tance· || prɪ sɪpɪtÉ™ns n. hurry, rush, hasty action, reckless act; headlong fall, rapid downward fall …

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  • 6precipitance — n.; (also precipitancy) 1. Haste, hurry, precipitation, flurry. 2. Rashness, temerity, precipitation, recklessness, heedlessness, inconsiderateness, thoughtlessness. See rashness …

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  • 7precipitance — pre·cip·i·tance …

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  • 8precipitance — noun the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning • Syn: ↑abruptness, ↑precipitateness, ↑precipitousness, ↑precipitancy, ↑suddenness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sudden (for …

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  • 9Precipitancy — Precipitance Pre*cip i*tance, Precipitancy Pre*cip i*tan*cy, n. [From {Precipitant}.] The quality or state of being precipitant, or precipitate; headlong hurry; excessive or rash haste in resolving, forming an opinion, or executing a purpose;… …

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  • 10Haste — (h[=a]st), n. [OE. hast; akin to D. haast, G., Dan., Sw., & OFries. hast, cf. OF. haste, F. h[^a]te (of German origin); all perh. fr. the root of E. hate in a earlier sense of, to pursue. See {Hate}.] 1. Celerity of motion; speed; swiftness;… …

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  • 11To make haste — Haste Haste (h[=a]st), n. [OE. hast; akin to D. haast, G., Dan., Sw., & OFries. hast, cf. OF. haste, F. h[^a]te (of German origin); all perh. fr. the root of E. hate in a earlier sense of, to pursue. See {Hate}.] 1. Celerity of motion; speed;… …

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  • 12abruptness — noun 1. an abrupt discourteous manner (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑brusqueness, ↑curtness, ↑gruffness, ↑shortness • Derivationally related forms: ↑short (for: ↑ …

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  • 13precipitancy — noun the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning • Syn: ↑abruptness, ↑precipitateness, ↑precipitousness, ↑precipitance, ↑suddenness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sudden (for …

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  • 14precipitateness — noun the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning • Syn: ↑abruptness, ↑precipitousness, ↑precipitance, ↑precipitancy, ↑suddenness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sudden (for: ↑ …

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  • 15precipitousness — noun 1. the property possessed by a slope that is very steep • Syn: ↑abruptness, ↑steepness • Ant: ↑gradualness (for: ↑abruptness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 16suddenness — noun the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑abruptness, ↑precipitateness, ↑precipitousness, ↑precipitance, ↑precipitancy • Derivationally related forms: ↑sudden, ↑ …

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  • 17pre|cip|i|tan|cy — «prih SIHP uh tuhn see», noun, plural cies. = precipitance. (Cf. ↑precipitance) …

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  • 18precipitancy — /pri sip i teuhn see/, n., pl. precipitancies. 1. the quality or state of being precipitant. 2. headlong or rash haste. 3. precipitancies, hasty or rash acts. Also, precipitance. [1610 20; PRECIPIT(ANT) + ANCY] * * * …

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  • 19precipitancy — noun Suddenness; excessive haste. Though this involuntary falsehood may frequently be no mark of any want of veracity, of any want of the most perfect love of truth, it is always in some degree a mark of want of judgment, of want of memory, of… …

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  • 20dispatch — I (act of putting to death) noun act of killing, act of slaying, assassination, bloodshed, death by violence, deathblow, destruction, disposal, doing away with, execution, extermination, homicide, killing, liquidation, massacre, murder II… …

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