haste definition

  • noun:
    • Rapidity of activity or motion.
    • Overeagerness to do something.
    • Rash or headlong activity; precipitateness.
    • A speedy or fast action. (example. We were operating late therefore we finished our meal in haste)
    • Celerity of motion; rate; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; -- applied only to voluntary beings, as men alongside pets.
    • hawaii to be advised or pressed by company; rush; urgency; unexpected excitement of sensation or passion; precipitance; vehemence.
    • Celerity, mostly of voluntary movement; rate as a whole; swiftness in doing one thing; despatch; journey.
    • Too great celerity of activity; unwise, unneeded, or unseemly quickness; precipitancy.
    • hawaii to be pressed for time, or of experiencing very little time to free; rush; eager desire to accomplish anything in a small time: as, to be in great haste in order to complete a letter.
    • Synonyms Haste, hurry (see hasten); nimbleness, rapidity.
    • an ailment of urgency making it required to rush
    • extremely eager rate (and possible carelessness)
    • the act of going hurriedly as well as in a careless manner
  • verb-transitive:
    • To accelerate or trigger to accelerate.
  • idiom:
    • make haste to maneuver or act swiftly; hurry.
  • verb:
    • To urge forward; to hasten
    • to maneuver with haste.
    • To accelerate; to hurry.
  • others:
    • just like hasten: today mainly in poetical use.
    • To roast.

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