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ˈheɪ stihasty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hasty, headlongadjective

    excessively quick

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

  2. hasty, overhasty, precipitate, precipitant, precipitousadjective

    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. hastyadjective

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

    Etymology: hastif (Modern hâtif), from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hastynoun

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

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

  2. Hastynoun

    demanding haste or immediate action

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

  3. Hastynoun

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

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

  4. Hastynoun

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

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

  5. Hastynoun

    proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper

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

  6. Hastynoun

    forward; early; first ripe

    Etymology: [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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hasty in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hasty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hasty in a Sentence

  1. Robert Bridges:

    I love all beauteous things, I seek and adore them God hath no better praise, And man in his hasty days Is honored for them.

  2. Peter Liese:

    I consider this decision to be problematic and recommend that European Union Member States do not repeat the process in the same way, a few weeks of thorough examination by the European Medicines Agency is better than a hasty emergency marketing authorisation of a vaccine.

  3. Lee Cook-jong:

    Lee said. Lee said the soldier was beginning to eat and would be given bigger portions as he recovered. Lee said Oh was not going anywhere anytime soon and reporters would get their chance to question the injured defector. The defector has experienced nightmares and said he was afraid he would have to return to Kim Jong Un's regime. (AP) This North Korean guy is not going anywhere. He is staying in South Korea. So we don't need to be hasty.

  4. Michelle Hanisee:

    Governor Newsom, who supported the failed initiative to end the death penalty in 2006, is usurping the express will of California voters and substituting his personal preferences via this hasty and ill-considered moratorium on the death penalty.

  5. Ryan Knauss:

    You can't have a hasty withdrawal after 20 years of war, because it's beyond me.

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