hasty definition

  • adjective:
    • Characterized by rate; quick. See Synonyms at fast1.
    • Done or made too rapidly to be precise or smart; rash: a hasty decision. See Synonyms at impetuous.
    • quickly angered; cranky.
    • Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick. (e.g. With very little thinking about it they made a hasty decision to get it.)
    • regarding haste; done, made, etc., in haste.
    • Demanding haste or immediate action.
    • Moving or acting with haste or in a hurry; hurrying; therefore, acting without deliberation; precipitate; rash; quickly excited; eager.
    • Made or achieved without deliberation or due caution
    • Proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temperament.
    • Forward; early; first-ripe.
    • done with very great haste and without due deliberation
    • overly quick
  • others:
    • Moving or acting with haste; quick; fast: in opposition to slow.
    • Eager; precipitate; rash; inconsiderate; acting or as a result of heedless impulse or enthusiasm: in opposition to deliberate.
    • calling for haste or immediate action.
    • Early ready; forward; hasting.

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    • Characterized by rate; quick. See Synonyms at fast1.
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