Definition of Precariousness

1. Noun. Extreme dangerousness.

Generic synonyms: Dangerousness
Derivative terms: Precarious



2. Noun. Being unsettled or in doubt or dependent on chance. "The precariousness of his income"

Definition of Precariousness

1. Noun. A state of being uncertain or unstable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Precariousness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Precariousness

precancelled
precancelling
precancels
precancer
precancerous
precancers
precandidate
precandidates
precap
precapillary
precapitalist
precapitalists
precariat
precarious
precariously
precariousness (current term)
precarity
precast
precasting
precasts
precatalyst
precatalysts
precatalytic
precation
precations
precative
precatively
precatory
precaucus
precaudal

Literary usage of Precariousness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The People of the Abyss by Jack London (1903)
"CHAPTER XXl THE precariousness OF LIFE What do you work at ? You look ill. It's me lungs. I make sulphuric acid. You are a salt-cake man ? Yes. ..."

2. The People of the Abyss by Jack London (1903)
"He knew conditions sufficiently to know the precariousness of his wife's grasp on food and shelter. For her the game was up when his working ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1893)
"I still hope to give the first examiner, if he has survived the precariousness of office, or if not, his successor, an opportunity of enlightenment through ..."

4. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"precariousness of Senatorial power. § 4. Growth of a wealthy Class, not noble. § 5. Knights equo publico et private : new Equestrian Order created by C. ..."

5. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"precariousness of Senatorial power. § 4. Growth of a wealthy Class, not noble. § 5. Knights equo publico et privato : new Equestrian Order created by C. ..."

6. The Okavango River: A Narrative of Travel, Exploration and Adventure by Charles John Andersson (1861)
"Rejoicings.—Hf brings Intelligence that Mr. Frederick Green is on his Way to join me.—The extreme precariousness of my Situation.— Native Politics. ..."

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