Precipient


Related to Precipient: precipitant

Pre`cip´i`ent


a.1.Commanding; directing.
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Similarly, her emphasis on Hermsprong's lack of affectation, on his "unstudied, unimitated ease," ascribes his attractiveness to a certain typological originality which, having no precedent in other forms of masculinity or "manners," again puts him in the position of exemplifying a precipient modernism, a newness of character and identity.