What are the antonyms for PRECIPITATION?


Usage Examples for PRECIPITATION

  1. The good man turned round and almost fell off the steps with the nervous shock of beholding me so near him: he descended with precipitation, and shook me so warmly and tightly by the hand, that he brought tears into my eyes, as well as his own. - "Pelham, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  2. I had felt so angry with him, that I had resolved a hundred times during the night that I would never more admit him into my confidence- however, he contrived to prevent my reproaches, and dispel my anger, by the great concern he expressed for his precipitation. - "Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond]" by Maria Edgeworth