hasty


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hast·y

 (hā′stē)
adj. hast·i·er, hast·i·est
1. Done or made with haste, especially:
a. Done or made without due consideration or attention; precipitate or cursory: a hasty decision; a hasty conclusion. See Synonyms at impetuous.
b. Done or made rapidly due to pressing circumstances: beat a hasty retreat; bid a hasty goodbye.
2.
a. Acting with too much speed or haste; hurried: Don't be too hasty in taking sides.
b. Impatient or rudely abrupt: "Oh, what would I not give if I had been less hasty with her! It is dreadful to remember that I spoke to her as a servant whom I expected to obey me" (Wilkie Collins).

hast′i·ly adv.
hast′i·ness n.

hasty

(ˈheɪstɪ)
adj, -tier or -tiest
1. rapid; swift; quick
2. excessively or rashly quick
3. short-tempered
4. showing irritation or anger: hasty words.
ˈhastily adv
ˈhastiness n

hast•y

(ˈheɪ sti)

adj. hast•i•er, hast•i•est.
1. moving or acting with haste; speedy; hurried.
2. made or done with haste or speed: a hasty visit.
3. precipitate; rash: a hasty decision.
4. brief; fleeting; superficial: a hasty glance.
5. easily irritated or angered; irascible.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French hasti, hastif]
hast′i•ly, adv.
hast′i•ness, n.

hasty

  • hasting, hasty - An early-ripening fruit or vegetable is a hasting and such a food that ripens early is termed "hasty."
  • hasty pudding - An ancient dish of flour boiled in water to thick consistency, with milk or beer added afterwards.
  • festinate, festination - If something is hasty or hurried, it is festinate, and to festinate is to walk fast, make haste; festination is "haste, speed."
  • precipitous, precipitate - Precipitous, "hasty, sudden and dramatic," is used in relation to physical or natural objects; precipitate, "done with great haste," relates to human actions or processes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hasty - excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"
hurried - moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job"
2.hasty - 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"
hurried - moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job"

hasty

adjective
1. speedy, fast, quick, prompt, rapid, fleet, hurried, urgent, swift, brisk, expeditious they need to make a hasty escape.
speedy slow, leisurely
2. brief, short, quick, passing, rushed, fleeting, superficial, cursory, perfunctory, transitory After the hasty meal, they took up their positions.
brief long, protracted

hasty

adjective
Translations
سَريع الغَضَبمُتَسَرِّعمُسْتَعْجَل، في عَجَلَه
chvatnýukvapenýunáhlenývznětlivý
hurtigopfarendeoverilet
hirtelen
fljótfærsnöggur, skyndi-uppstökkur
hiterprenagljen

hasty

[ˈheɪstɪ] ADJ (hastier (compar) (hastiest (superl)))
1. (= hurried) → apresurado, precipitado
2. (= rash) → precipitado
don't be so hastyno te precipites

hasty

[ˈheɪsti] adj [departure, return] → précipité(e); [decision] → hâtif/ive; [conclusion] → hâtif/ive
don't be hasty → ne prend pas de décision hâtive
to beat a hasty retreat → prendre ses jambes à son cou

hasty

adj (+er)
(= hurried) meal, movement, goodbyehastig; kiss, glance, examinationflüchtig; departureplötzlich; to beat a hasty retreat, to make a hasty escapesich schnellstens aus dem Staub machen (inf); we ate a hasty breakfastwir frühstückten hastig or in aller Eile; I bade a hasty goodbye (dated)ich verabschiedete mich hastig or in aller Eile
(= rash, too quick) marriage, decision, reactionüberstürzt, übereilt; actionvoreilig; judgementvorschnell; don’t be hasty!nicht so schnell or hastig!; I had been too hastyich hatte voreilig gehandelt; to take a hasty decisioneine Entscheidung überstürzen

hasty

[ˈheɪstɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (hurried) → frettoloso/a; (rash) → affrettato/a, precipitoso/a

haste

(heist) noun
(too much) speed. Your work shows signs of haste – there are too many mistakes in it.
hasten (ˈheisn) verb
1. to (cause to) move with speed. He hastened towards me; We must hasten the preparations.
2. to do at once. He hastened to add an explanation.
ˈhasty adjective
1. done etc in a hurry. a hasty snack.
2. acting or done with too much speed and without thought. She is too hasty – she should think carefully before making such an important decision; a hasty decision.
3. easily made angry. a hasty temper.
ˈhastily adverb
ˈhastiness noun
in haste
in a hurry; quickly. I am writing in haste before leaving for the airport.
make haste
to hurry.
References in classic literature ?
With wonderful presence of mind, Don Pedro, the cruel sire, rushed in, dragged out his daughter, with a hasty aside.
There was a hasty consultation among the professors accompanying Mr.
Judge not too rashly from hasty and deceptive appearances," said the lady, smiling; "though Major Heyward can assume such deep notes on occasion, believe me, his natural tones are better fitted for a mellow tenor than the bass you heard.
In the hasty furnishing of this Aladdin's palace, the slaves of the ring had evidently seized upon anything that would add to its glory, without reference always to fitness.
In the way of movement and human life, there was the hasty rattle of a cab or coach, its driver protected by a waterproof cap over his head and shoulders; the forlorn figure of an old man, who seemed to have crept out of some subterranean sewer, and was stooping along the kennel, and poking the wet rubbish with a stick, in quest of rusty nails; a merchant or two, at the door of the post-office, together with an editor and a miscellaneous politician, awaiting a dilatory mail; a few visages of retired sea-captains at the window of an insurance office, looking out vacantly at the vacant street, blaspheming at the weather, and fretting at the dearth as well of public news as local gossip.
Presently, after many hasty snatches into the fire, and still hastier withdrawals of his fingers (whereby he seemed to be scorching them badly), he at last succeeded in drawing out the biscuit; then blowing off the heat and ashes a little, he made a polite offer of it to the little negro.
I mentioned this noble idea to Harris, with enthusiasm, and was about to order the Expedition to form on the Gorner Grat, with their umbrellas, and prepare for flight by platoons, each platoon in command of a guide, when Harris stopped me and urged me not to be too hasty.
Miranda grumbled without ceasing during the progress of her hasty toilet, blaming everybody in the universe for the afflictions she had borne and was to bear during the day; she even castigated the Missionary Board that had sent the Burches to Syria, and gave it as her unbiased opinion that those who went to foreign lands for the purpose of saving heathen should stay there and save 'em, and not go gallivantin' all over the earth with a passel o' children, visitin' folks that didn't want 'em and never asked 'em.
Elton, his manners did not appearbut no, she would not permit a hasty or a witty word from herself about his manners.
She put it into her hands as she spoke; and when Elinor saw the painting, whatever other doubts her fear of a too hasty decision, or her wish of detecting falsehood might suffer to linger in her mind, she could have none of its being Edward's face.
I remember her as a slim young woman, with black hair, dark eyes, very nice features, and good, clear complexion; but she had a capricious and hasty temper, and indifferent ideas of principle or justice: still, such as she was, I preferred her to any one else at Gateshead Hall.
The suitor's family was respectable; his position in life was undeniably satisfactory; his attachment, though hasty, was evidently disinterested and sincere.