"made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"
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"
Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick. (e.g. Without much thinking about it they made a hasty decision to buy it.)
Origin: hastif (Modern hâtif), from .
involving haste; done, made, etc., in haste; as, a hasty sketch
demanding haste or immediate action
moving or acting with haste or in a hurry; hurrying; hence, acting without deliberation; precipitate; rash; easily excited; eager
made or reached without deliberation or due caution; as, a hasty conjecture, inference, conclusion, etc., a hasty resolution
proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper
forward; early; first ripe
Origin: [Akin to D. haastig, G., Sw., & Dan. hastig. See Haste, n.]
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.
The numerical value of hasty in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of hasty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The heavy is the root of the light. The tranquil is the ruler of the hasty.
There is no greater mistake than the hasty conclusion that opinions are worthless because they are badly argued.
Be not too hasty to trust or admire the teachers of morality they discourse like angels, but they live like men.
Be not too hasty either with praise or blame speak always as though you were giving evidence before the judgement-seat of the Gods.
The hasty manner in which this bill sped into law reflects the same lack of care with which Oklahoma has managed its execution process historically.
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- precipitatCatalan, Valencian
- eilig, hastigGerman
- presuroso, arrebatado, apresurado, atropellado, de prisaSpanish
- hätiköity, kiireinen, hätäinenFinnish
- cabhagachScottish Gaelic
- affrettato, precipitoso, frettolosoItalian
- precipitado, apressadoPortuguese
- спешный, поспешныйRussian
- اُٻَهِرو, اُٻَهِرِيSindhi
- unáhlený, prenáhlenýSlovak
- förhastad, hastigSwedish
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