precipitance


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pre·cip·i·tan·cy

 (prĭ-sĭp′ĭ-tən-sē) also pre·cip·i·tance (-təns)
n.
1. The quality of being precipitant.
2. Action or thought marked by impulsiveness or rash haste.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.precipitance - the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warningprecipitance - the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
haste, hastiness, hurriedness, hurry, precipitation - overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"

precipitance

noun
Translations

precipitance

, precipitancy
n (= hastiness)Hast f, → Eile f; (= overhastiness)Voreiligkeit f, → Überstürztheit f, → Überstürzung f
References in classic literature ?
Bennet this morning, that if you ever resolved upon quitting Netherfield you should be gone in five minutes, you meant it to be a sort of panegyric, of compliment to yourself-- and yet what is there so very laudable in a precipitance which must leave very necessary business undone, and can be of no real advantage to yourself or anyone else?
At least, therefore, I did not assume the character of needless precipitance merely to show off before the ladies.
Descartes is not skeptic and does not bind to anything, his intention of doubting, is prevention of precipitance in arbitration and release of pre- arbitrations.