Definitions of precipitousness
  1. noun
    the property possessed by a slope that is very steep
    synonyms: abruptness, steepness
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    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
  2. noun
    the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
    synonyms: abruptness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, suddenness
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    type of:
    haste, hastiness, hurriedness, hurry, precipitation
    overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
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