Definition of Precipitance

1. Noun. The quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning.




Definition of Precipitance

1. n. 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; as, the precipitancy of youth.

Definition of Precipitance

1. Noun. (alternative form of precipitancy) ¹

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Definition of Precipitance

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Precipitance

precious stone
precious stones
preciouses
preciously
preciousness
preciousnesses
precip
precipe
precipes
precipice
precipices
precipitabilities
precipitability
precipitable
precipitable water
precipitance (current term)
precipitances
precipitancies
precipitancy
precipitant
precipitantly
precipitantness
precipitants
precipitate
precipitated
precipitately
precipitateness
precipitates
precipitating
precipitating(a)

Literary usage of Precipitance

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

1. The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1853)
"... Pity and the cherish'd lure С Of Pomp, and proud precipitance of soul Wilder'd with meteor fires. Ah spirit pure ' That error's mist had left thy purged ..."

2. A dictionary of the Spanish and English languages, orig. compiled by Neuman by Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Marc' Antonio Baretti (1862)
"... precipitance, precipitancy ; abruptness, headiness, hurry, hastiness, flurry. 2. ... precipitance ..."

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