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precipitancy

[pri-sip-i-tuh n-see] /prɪˈsɪp ɪ tən si/
noun, plural precipitancies.
1.
the quality or state of being precipitant.
2.
headlong or rash haste.
3.
precipitancies, hasty or rash acts.
Also, precipitance.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; precipit(ant) + -ancy
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