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.
Suddenness; excessive haste.
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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.
The state or character of being heedless; inattention; carelessness; thoughtlessness.