Hasty meaning

hāstē
Done or made with haste; quick; hurried.

A hasty lunch.

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The definition of hasty is done very quickly, generally with little thought or attention.

An example of the use of the word hasty as an adjective is in the phrase, "This project looks rather hasty," which means that the project looks as though it had been put together in a little amount of time and without much care.

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Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick. (e.g. Without much thinking about it they made a hasty decision to buy it.)
adjective
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Done or made with haste, especially:
  • Done or made without due consideration or attention; precipitate or cursory.
    A hasty decision; a hasty conclusion.
  • Done or made rapidly due to pressing circumstances.
    Beat a hasty retreat; bid a hasty goodbye.
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Done or made too quickly and with too little thought; rash; impetuous.
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Origin of hasty

  • Old French hastif (Modern hâtif), from Frankish.

    From Wiktionary