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Synonyms for precipitation
prɪˌsɪp ɪˈteɪ ʃənpre·cip·i·ta·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 2 votes

  1. precipitation

    Rashness applies to the actual rushing into danger without counting the cost; temerity denotes the needless exposure of oneself to peril which is or might be clearly seen to be such. Rashness is used chiefly of bodily acts, temerity often of mental or social matters; there may be a noble rashness, but temerity is always used in a bad sense. We say it is amazing that one should have had the temerity to make a statement which could be readily proved a falsehood, or to make an unworthy proposal to one sure to resent it; in such use temerity is often closely allied to hardihood, audacity, or presumption. Venturesomeness dallies on the edge of danger and experiments with it; foolhardiness rushes in for want of sense, heedlessness for want of attention, rashness for want of reflection, recklessness from disregard of consequences. Audacity, in the sense here considered, denotes a dashing and somewhat reckless courage, in defiance of conventionalities, or of other men's opinions, or of what would be deemed probable consequences; as, the audacity of a successful financier. Compare EFFRONTERY.

    audacity, foolhardiness, hardihood, hastiness, heedlessness, over-confidence, precipitancy, presumption, rashness, recklessness, temerity, venturesomeness

    care, caution, circumspection, cowardice, hesitation, timidity, wariness

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. precipitationnoun

    the quantity of water falling to earth at a specific place within a specified period of time

    "the storm brought several inches of precipitation"

    hurriedness, downfall, hastiness, hurry, haste

  2. precipitationnoun

    the process of forming a chemical precipitate

    hurriedness, downfall, hastiness, hurry, haste

  3. precipitation, downfallnoun

    the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)

    fall, ruination, ruin, downfall, hurriedness, haste, hurry, hastiness

  4. precipitationnoun

    the act of casting down or falling headlong from a height

    hurriedness, downfall, hastiness, hurry, haste

  5. precipitationnoun

    an unexpected acceleration or hastening

    "he is responsible for the precipitation of his own demise"

    hurriedness, downfall, hastiness, hurry, haste

  6. haste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitationnoun

    overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)

    "he soon regretted his haste"

    rushing, rush, downfall, hurriedness, haste, hurry, hastiness

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 1 vote

  1. precipitationnoun

    haste, hurry, precipitance, flurry, precipitancy

  2. precipitationnoun

    rashness, recklessness, thoughtlessness, heedlessness, foolhardiness, inconsiderateness, temerity, presumption

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "precipitation":

    rainfall, haste, rain, precipitating, rush, hastiness, deposition, wettest

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  1. Gavin Schmidt:

    We will see instances of extreme precipitation that will break records or see extreme heat waves that will break records. We will see increased wildfires ; we will see increases in coastal flooding ; we will see increases in sea level ; we will see increased mass loss from Greenland and Antarctica, these are very predictable aspects of the climate.

  2. Xiao Chan:

    The entire precipitation pattern has changed due to global warming.

  3. Andrew Schwartz:

    Ultimately, what's happening right now in terms of climate change with our precipitation here on the summit is that we're actually seeing increasing precipitation, but the difference is we're seeing a reduction in snowfall and an increase in rain, so that matches our warming signal ; with that warming, we have actually moved away from some of our snowfall.

  4. Tim Steffen:

    This is typically when we receive a lot of our precipitation during the year, and winter, so it's very important that we have a good monsoon season because it does help quell some of the drought problems.

  5. Brian Fuchs:

    It's one little corner of the state, a desert region that had more precipitation than they usually do and that was enough.

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    B sodden
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