Definition of Chanciness

1. Noun. the quality of being chancy or risky; riskiness ¹



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Definition of Chanciness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chanciness

chancelour
chancelry
chancels
chancer
chanceries
chancers
chancery
chances
chances are
chancest
chanceth
chancey
chancier
chanciest
chancily
chanciness (current term)
chancinesses
chancing
chancre
chancre redux
chancres
chancriform
chancriform syndrome
chancroidal
chancroids
chancrous
chancy
chandelier

Literary usage of Chanciness

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1885)
"... and quite unwarrantable chanciness, which has so often interfered with the destiny of men and of nations, was strong upon the poor Colonel's mind at ..."

2. The Conquest of the Great Northwest: Being the Story of the Adventurers of by Agnes Christina Laut (1908)
"But the chanciness of human fortune did not cease because of this stroke of good luck. The great merchants of the Netherlands heard his plans. ..."

3. The Conquest of the Great Northwest by Agnes Christina Laut (1908)
"But the chanciness of human fortune did not cease because of this stroke of good luck. The great merchants of the Netherlands heard his plans. ..."

4. The Conquest of the Great Northwest by Agnes Christina Laut (1908)
"But the chanciness of human fortune did not cease because of this stroke of good luck. The great merchants of the Netherlands heard his plans. ..."

5. The Silk Weaver by Gabrielle Warnock (1999)
"... the house of his enemy; his enemy was dead; the hand of his enemy's widow was on his neck. Letitia began to laugh at the perilous chanciness of events. ..."

6. Make a Difference: A Spectacular Breakthrough in the Fight Against Poverty by Gary MacDougal (2005)
"The chanciness of these life choices and their profound implications have stayed with me over the years. What about a person from neighborhoods where not ..."

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