Precipitancy vs Heedlessness - What's the difference?

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Precipitancy is a related term of heedlessness.


As nouns the difference between precipitancy and heedlessness

is that precipitancy is suddenness; excessive haste while heedlessness is the state or character of being heedless; inattention; carelessness; thoughtlessness.

precipitancy

English

Noun

(precipitancies)
  • Suddenness; excessive haste.
  • * 1759 — , Theory of Moral Sentiments , page 337
  • Though this involuntary falsehood may frequently be no mark of any want of veracity, of any want of the most perfect love of truth, it is always in some degree a mark of want of judgment, of want of memory, of improper credulity, of some degree of precipitancy and rashness.

    Synonyms

    * precipitance * precipitation

    heedlessness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state or character of being heedless; inattention; carelessness; thoughtlessness.
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