Definitions for hastyˈheɪ sti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hasty, headlong(adj)

    excessively quick

    "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"

  2. hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant, precipitous(adj)

    done with very great haste and without due deliberation

    "hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare; "hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes; "rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion"; "wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"

Wiktionary

  1. hasty(Adjective)

    Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick. (e.g. Without much thinking about it they made a hasty decision to buy it.)

  2. Origin: hastif (Modern hâtif), from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hasty(noun)

    involving haste; done, made, etc., in haste; as, a hasty sketch

  2. Hasty(noun)

    demanding haste or immediate action

  3. Hasty(noun)

    moving or acting with haste or in a hurry; hurrying; hence, acting without deliberation; precipitate; rash; easily excited; eager

  4. Hasty(noun)

    made or reached without deliberation or due caution; as, a hasty conjecture, inference, conclusion, etc., a hasty resolution

  5. Hasty(noun)

    proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper

  6. Hasty(noun)

    forward; early; first ripe

  7. Origin: [Akin to D. haastig, G., Sw., & Dan. hastig. See Haste, n.]

Freebase

  1. Hasty

    Hasty is a census-designated place and a U.S. Post Office located in Bent County, Colorado, United States. The population as of the 2010 Census was 144. The Hasty Post Office has the ZIP Code 81044.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sa?di:

    Affairs succeed by patience, and he that is hasty falleth headlong.

  2. Lao Tzu:

    The heavy is the root of the light. The tranquil is the ruler of the hasty.

  3. Ecclesiastes 79 Bible Hebrew:

    Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.

  4. Robert Southey:

    How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.

  5. Robert Southey:

    How little do they see what really is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems.

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