precipitousness

Definitions of precipitousness
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n the property possessed by a slope that is very steep

Synonyms:
abruptness, steepness
Antonyms:
gentleness, gradualness
the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual
Type of:
gradient, slope
the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal

n the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning

Synonyms:
abruptness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, suddenness
Type of:
haste, hastiness, hurriedness, hurry, precipitation
overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)

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