Meaning of “hasty” in the English Dictionary

"hasty" in British English

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uk /ˈheɪ.sti/ us /ˈheɪ.sti/

Hasty actions are done in a hurry, sometimes without the necessary care or thought:

He warned against making hasty decisions.
Now let's not leap to any hasty conclusions.
We saw the rain and made a hasty retreat into the bar.
I think perhaps we were a little hasty in judging him.
adverb uk /ˈheɪ.stəl.i/ us /ˈheɪ.stəl.i/

"He looks good for his age. Not that 55 is old," she added hastily.
noun [ U ] uk /ˈheɪ.sti.nəs/ us /ˈheɪ.sti.nəs/

(Definition of “hasty” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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