What does haste mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. haste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitationnoun

    overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)

    "he soon regretted his haste"

  2. haste, hurry, rush, rushingnoun

    the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner

    "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"

  3. hurry, hastenoun

    a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry

    "in a hurry to lock the door"

Wiktionary

  1. hastenoun

    A speedy or quick action. (e.g. We were running late so we finished our meal in haste)

  2. hasteverb

    To urge onward; to hasten

  3. hasteverb

    To move with haste.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hastenoun

    celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; -- applied only to voluntary beings, as men and other animals

    Etymology: [OE. hasten; akin to G. hasten, D. haasten, Dan. haste, Sw. hasta, OF. haster, F. hter. See Haste, n.]

  2. Hastenoun

    the state of being urged or pressed by business; hurry; urgency; sudden excitement of feeling or passion; precipitance; vehemence

    Etymology: [OE. hasten; akin to G. hasten, D. haasten, Dan. haste, Sw. hasta, OF. haster, F. hter. See Haste, n.]

  3. Hastenoun

    to hasten; to hurry

    Etymology: [OE. hasten; akin to G. hasten, D. haasten, Dan. haste, Sw. hasta, OF. haster, F. hter. See Haste, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Haste

    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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  1. ashet, haets, hates, heats, hetas, sheat

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of haste in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of haste in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of haste in a Sentence

  1. Alla Yaroshinskaya:

    Haste is good only in catching fleas.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Here is the world, sound as a nut, perfect, not the smallest piece of chaos left, never a stitch nor an end, not a mark of haste, or botching, or second thought; but the theory of the world is a thing of shreds and patches.

  3. RVM:

    Don't just Hurry, don't just Haste. Don't just Worry, don't just Waste. Life is a Treasure, Enjoy the Pleasure.- RVM

  4. Saadi:

    Whatever is produced in haste goes hastily to waste.

  5. Rambler:

    A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the full value of time and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.

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