Definition of precipitantly in English:

precipitantly

adverb

  • 1With a rapid fall or descent; headlong; steeply, precipitously. Now chiefly figurative.

  • 2With excessive hurry, without deliberation; hastily, rashly.

  • 3With rapid movement, at great speed; suddenly, abruptly.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Jeremiah Dyke (bap. 1584, d. 1639), Church of England clergyman. Apparently from precipitant + -ly.

Pronunciation

precipitantly

/prɪˈsɪpɪt(ə)ntli/