HyperDic: precipitousness

English > 2 senses of the word precipitousness:
NOUNattributeprecipitousness, abruptness, steepnessthe property possessed by a slope that is very steep
attributeprecipitousness, abruptness, precipitateness, precipitance, precipitancy, suddennessthe quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
English > precipitousness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property possessed by a slope that is very steep.
Synonymsabruptness, steepness
Broadergradient, slopeThe property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
Oppositegradualness, gentlenessThe property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
Spanishempinamiento, precipitación
Adjectivesprecipitousextremely steep
English > precipitousness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning.
Synonymsabruptness, precipitateness, precipitance, precipitancy, suddenness
Broaderhaste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitationoverly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
Spanishbrusquedad
Adjectivesprecipitousdone with very great haste and without due deliberation

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