precipitancy

  • 1 precipitancy — index dispatch (promptness), haste, inconsideration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 precipitancy — [prē sip′i tən sē, prisip′i tən sē] n. pl. precipitancies a being precipitate; great haste; rashness: also precipitance …

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  • 3 Precipitancy — Precipitance Pre*cip i*tance, Precipitancy Pre*cip i*tan*cy, n. [From {Precipitant}.] The quality or state of being precipitant, or precipitate; headlong hurry; excessive or rash haste in resolving, forming an opinion, or executing a purpose;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 precipitancy — noun Suddenness; excessive haste. Though this involuntary falsehood may frequently be no mark of any want of veracity, of any want of the most perfect love of truth, it is always in some degree a mark of want of judgment, of want of memory, of… …

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  • 5 precipitancy — noun Date: 1540 undue hastiness or suddenness …

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  • 6 precipitancy — /pri sip i teuhn see/, n., pl. precipitancies. 1. the quality or state of being precipitant. 2. headlong or rash haste. 3. precipitancies, hasty or rash acts. Also, precipitance. [1610 20; PRECIPIT(ANT) + ANCY] * * * …

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  • 7 precipitancy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Careless headlong action: haste, hastiness, hurriedness, precipitance, precipitateness, precipitation, rashness, rush. See CAREFUL …

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  • 8 precipitancy — prɪ sɪpɪtÉ™nsɪ n. hurry, rush, hasty action, reckless act; headlong fall, rapid downward fall …

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  • 9 precipitancy — noun rashness or suddenness of action …

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  • 10 precipitancy — n. See precipitance …

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  • 11 precipitancy — n 1. swiftness, fleetness, speed, quickness; dispatch, rapidity, hurriedness, expedition, expeditiousness; velocity, acceleration, celerity; instan taneousness, immediateness, urgency, promptness, promptitude; briskness, abruptness, smartness,… …

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  • 12 precipitancy — pre·cip·i·tan·cy …

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  • 13 precipitancy — /prəˈsɪpətənsi/ (say pruh sipuhtuhnsee) noun (plural precipitancies) 1. the quality or fact of being precipitant. 2. headlong or rash haste. 3. (plural) hasty or rash acts. Also, precipitance. {precipit(ant) + ancy} …

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  • 14 precipitancy — noun the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning • Syn: ↑abruptness, ↑precipitateness, ↑precipitousness, ↑precipitance, ↑suddenness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sudden (for …

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  • 15 haste — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Swiftness Nouns haste, urgency; dispatch; acceleration, spurt, forced march, rush, dash; velocity; precipitancy, precipitation, precipitousness; impatience, impetuosity; expedition, earliness; hurry,… …

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  • 16 Precipitance — Pre*cip i*tance, Precipitancy Pre*cip i*tan*cy, n. [From {Precipitant}.] 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;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Luther, Martin — • Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Luther, Martin      …

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  • 18 Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 19 Martin Luther —     Martin Luther     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Martin Luther     Leader of the great religious revolt of the sixteenth century in Germany; born at Eisleben, 10 November, 1483; died at Eisleben, 18 February, 1546.     His father, Hans, was a… …

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  • 20 rashness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Hastiness Nouns 1. rashness, temerity, incautiousness, imprudence, indiscretion, recklessness, folly; overconfidence, audacity, courage, sporting blood; precipitancy, precipitation, impetuosity,… …

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