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Definition of Hasty


  1. Involving haste; done, made, etc., in haste; as, a hasty sketch.
  2. Demanding haste or immediate action.
  3. Moving or acting with haste or in a hurry; hurrying; hence, acting without deliberation; precipitate; rash; easily excited; eager.
  4. Made or reached without deliberation or due caution; as, a hasty conjecture, inference, conclusion, etc., a hasty resolution.
  5. Proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper.
  6. Forward; early; first ripe.

Hasty Quotations

Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of the world, and to view this as the destruction of personal freedom and respect is to be assailed by the hatred and emotion of war, and to make hasty judgments.
Hideki Tojo

One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
Woodrow Wilson

How little do they see what really is, who frame their hasty judgment upon that which seems.
Daniel Webster

Whenever I have bid a hasty goodbye to a loved one, I've always made sure that my record collection was safely stored away in the boot of the car.
Robert Plant

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

hasty in German is eilfertig, hastig, eilig
hasty in Italian is frettoloso
hasty in Latin is festinus
hasty in Norwegian is rask, forhastet, hissig
hasty in Spanish is apresurado
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