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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.)

    Etymology: hastif (Modern hâtif), from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hasty(noun)

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

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

  2. Hasty(noun)

    demanding haste or immediate action

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

  3. Hasty(noun)

    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. Hasty(noun)

    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. Hasty(noun)

    proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper

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

  6. Hasty(noun)

    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. Shigeo Iizuka:

    The problem is there's a long history of things just being dragged out, and of deception, we need to make sure there's nothing like that and things are done right this time ... nothing hasty.

  2. Paul Dickson:

    This is a striking vindication for our family company, this proves what we've said all along - that DEA's hasty action was unjustified. We have always taken our responsibility to prevent diversion seriously.

  3. House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler:

    We can not simply rely on what may be a hasty, partisan interpretation of the facts.

  4. God's Little Instruction Book:

    Big people monopolize the listening. Small people monopolize the talking. Proverbs 29:20 "Seest thou a man that has hasty in his words? There is more hope of a fool than him".

  5. Robert Southey:

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

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