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precipitousness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being precipitous or steep: steepness.
  • noun Hastiness; precipitation; rash haste.

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  • noun The state or quality of being precipitous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property possessed by a slope that is very steep
  • noun the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning

Etymologies

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precipitous +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Remember, it indicates the precipitousness of the rise in blood sugar—and keeping it steady is the name of the game.

    THE HIGH SCHOOL REUNION DIET

  • Remember, it indicates the precipitousness of the rise in blood sugar—and keeping it steady is the name of the game.

    THE HIGH SCHOOL REUNION DIET

  • Remember, it indicates the precipitousness of the rise in blood sugar—and keeping it steady is the name of the game.

    THE HIGH SCHOOL REUNION DIET

  • And I use him as an example, because what I'm concerned about is the precipitousness of him getting on the watch list, May of 2008, around the time that he was investigating one of our agencies in DHS.

    CNN Transcript Jul 17, 2008

  • And I use him as an example because what I'm concerned about is the precipitousness of him getting on the watch list, May of 2008, around the time that he was investigating one of our agencies in DHS.

    CNN Transcript Jul 17, 2008

  • And I use him as an example, because what I'm concerned about is the precipitousness of him getting on the watch list May of 2008, around the time that he was investigating one of our agencies in DHS.

    CNN Transcript Jul 17, 2008

  • Almost all the highways of Italy were erected on a foundation four feet deep; when a space of marshy ground or bog was on the track of the road, it was filled up; and when any part of it was mountainous, its precipitousness was reduced to a gentle and trifling inclination from the general line of the road.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • I mention my precipitousness because one week ago, a mere two weeks into my adventure, I was ready to end it all.

    What have I got myself into? Part 4

  • Everything was off, outlandish, and unnatural, from the stream to the stars to the sun that had abandoned the alien sky with deviant precipitousness.

    The Howling Stones

  • There is but the single carefully watched entrance, with a sheer drop on one side and, I venture to say, equal precipitousness on the other.

    Icerigger

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