Synonyms of precipitous in English:

precipitous


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adjective

1‘the road became narrower, the drop on each side more precipitous’

SYNONYMS
steep, sheer, high, perpendicular, abrupt, sharp, dizzy, vertiginous, vertical, bluff
rare acclivitous, declivitous

2‘his fall from power was precipitous’

SYNONYMS
sudden, rapid, swift, abrupt, meteoric, headlong, speedy, quick, fast, hurried, breakneck, violent, precipitate, unexpected, without warning, unanticipated, unforeseen
rare precipitant

3‘he was arguably too precipitous’

SYNONYMS
hasty, overhasty, rash, hurried, rushed
impetuous, impulsive, spur-of-the-moment, precipitate, incautious, imprudent, injudicious, ill-advised, heedless, reckless, hare-brained, foolhardy
informal harum-scarum, previous
rare temerarious