Rashness vs Precipitancy - What's the difference?

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Rashness is a related term of precipitancy.


As nouns the difference between rashness and precipitancy

is that rashness is the quality of state of being rash; inconsiderate or presumptuous haste; headstrong precipitation in decision or action; temerity; unwarranted boldness while precipitancy is suddenness; excessive haste.

rashness

English

Noun

(-)
  • The quality of state of being rash; inconsiderate or presumptuous haste; headstrong precipitation in decision or action; temerity; unwarranted boldness.
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    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