Definition of Precipitantly

1. adv. With rash or foolish haste; in headlong manner.



Definition of Precipitantly

1. Adverb. With rash or foolish haste; in a headlong manner. ¹

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Definition of Precipitantly

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Precipitantly

preciousnesses
precip
precipe
precipes
precipice
precipices
precipitabilities
precipitability
precipitable
precipitable water
precipitance
precipitances
precipitancies
precipitancy
precipitant
precipitantly (current term)
precipitantness
precipitants
precipitate
precipitated
precipitately
precipitateness
precipitates
precipitating
precipitating(a)
precipitation
precipitations
precipitative
precipitato
precipitator

Literary usage of Precipitantly

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

1. Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe (1895)
"Though the poor came to town very precipitantly, as I have said, yet, I must say, the rich made no such haste. The men of business, indeed, came up, ..."

2. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association (1922)
"That it also shows our tendency to seize precipitantly upon the first remedy offered, is a less encouraging sign. The mediocre will come among us, ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"... the danger of precipitantly pulling in his fish the moment he bites, so the expert salesman must also learn that it is not wise to "pull in" a customer ..."

4. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from by Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd, Alexander Chalmers (1824)
"Drat/ton, To BOLT. va To shut with a holt. Dryden To blurt out precipitantly. Milton. To fasten, as a bolt, or pin ; to pin. ..."

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