precariousness

[ pri-kair-ee-uhs ]SEE DEFINITION OF precariousness

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRECARIOUSNESS

A flash of lightning revealed the precariousness of the situation.

If I needed anything to perfect the precariousness of my steering, it was just that.

He was supremely conscious of the precariousness of his situation.

Consider for a moment the precariousness of the life of an insect!

He felt, with a sense of great weakness, the precariousness of his job.

The new ruler was aware of the precariousness of his position.

The chief defects of Lindley are self-sterility, precariousness in bearing and lack of adaptation to many soils.

Such an error as this shows the precariousness of historical testimony, even where it seems to be best grounded.

As much perhaps from the precariousness of their situation as from a reckless daring, they could not brook the least delay.

Successive Land Acts lift them more and more into a position of security from one of precariousness.

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