haste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitation(noun)
overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
"he soon regretted his haste"
haste, hurry, rush, rushing(noun)
the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
"in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
"in a hurry to lock the door"
A speedy or quick action. (e.g. We were running late so we finished our meal in haste)
To urge onward; to hasten
To move with haste.
celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; -- applied only to voluntary beings, as men and other animals
the state of being urged or pressed by business; hurry; urgency; sudden excitement of feeling or passion; precipitance; vehemence
to hasten; to hurry
Origin: [OE. hasten; akin to G. hasten, D. haasten, Dan. haste, Sw. hasta, OF. haster, F. hter. See Haste, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hāst, n. speed, quickness, a hurry: rashness: vehemence.—vs.t. Haste, Hasten (hās′n), to put to speed: to hurry on: to drive forward.—vs.i. to move with speed: to be in a hurry:—pr.p. hāst′ing, hastening (hās′ning); pa.p. hāst′ed, hastened (hās′nd).—n. Hast′ener.—adv. Hast′ily.—n. Hast′iness, hurry: rashness: irritability.—adj. Hast′y, speedy: quick: rash: eager: passionate.—n. Hast′y-pudd′ing, flour, milk, or oatmeal and water porridge.—adj. Hast′y-wit′ted, rash.—Make haste, to hasten. [O. Fr. haste (Fr. hâte), from Teut.; cf. A.S. hǽst, Dut. haast, Ger. hast.]
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The numerical value of haste in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of haste in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Haste in every business brings failures.
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure men love in haste but they detest at leisure.
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.
A life without love, without the presence of the beloved, is nothing but a mere magic-latern show. We draw out slide after slide, swiftly tiring of each, and pushing it back to make haste for the next.
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