Definitions for: Precipitance


[n] the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning



Webster (1913) Definition: 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; as, the
precipitancy of youth. ``Precipitance of judgment.'' --I.
Watts.

Synonyms: abruptness, precipitancy, precipitateness, suddenness

See Also: haste, hastiness, hurriedness, hurry, precipitation

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