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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.
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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hastiness - overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"
fastness, swiftness, speed - a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the project advanced with gratifying speed"
precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, suddenness, precipitousness, abruptness - the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
2.hastiness - hasty impulsiveness
impulsiveness - the trait of acting suddenly on impulse without reflection
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(= hurriedness)Eile f; (of meal, movement, goodbye)Hastigkeit f; (of glance, examination, kiss)Flüchtigkeit f; (of departure)Plötzlichkeit f
(= rashness, excessive haste)Übereile f; (of marriage, decision, reaction)Überstürzung f; (of action, judgement)Voreiligkeit f; he regretted his hastiness in resorting to violenceer bedauerte, dass er so schnell gewalttätig geworden war
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(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.
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References in classic literature ?
With the usual hastiness and unreasoning jealousy of her Sex, she flew at once to the conclusion that a Woman had entered the house through some small aperture.
You must own you have a little too much hastiness in your temper; but when you will allow yourself time to reflect I never knew a man more reasonable."
She knew this superficial gentleness, this confession of hastiness, that was only intended to enhance her admiration of the male.
Giles (who had the shortest wind of the party, as was encumbered with a pitchfork) most handsomely insisted on stopping, to make an apology for his hastiness of speech.
``And that was what I was about to tell you,'' said the monk, ``had your hastiness allowed me time.
You might remember that you are not the only person that's hurt by your folly, by your hastiness, by your recklessness." He brought back his eyes to her face.
This indicates in emergency surgeries there was some hastiness is in selecting the cases for surgery, presence of co-morbid conditions and lack of complete investigations due to time constraints could be among the factors or the cases were in critical condition before surgery.
maker OMGPop for $180 million, but the move toward RMG games represents anything but hastiness.
He wagered on what he considered the people's desire for change, and refused to listen to those who warned him against hastiness and Western espousal of Islamist factions that have sought after power for decades.
"With all due [respect to Arab states], there is hastiness and political [motives] behind the decisions," Abboud said, adding that friendly countries shouldn't participate in what he described as an economic siege of Lebanon.
The hastiness and pressure linked with the resolution was aimed at pleasing only the American Congress, which believed it was the sole conscience of the world.
This very hastiness, however, allows Hawthorne to challenge his readers to make their own conclusions about its significance and to provide, in Hamilton's words, a "dynamic engagement with both the past and the present" and also with "his efforts to formulate solutions to problems that had not seemed so pressing before" (101).