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hastyadjective

uk   us   /ˈheɪ.sti/
Hasty ​actions are done in a ​hurry, sometimes without the ​necessarycare 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 ​thinkperhaps we were a little hasty in judging him.
hastily
adverb uk   us   /-stɪ.li/
"He ​looks good for his ​age. Not that 55 is ​old," she ​added hastily.
hastiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of hasty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hasty”
in Arabic مُتَسَرِّع…
in Korean 빠른…
in Portuguese precipitado…
in Catalan precipitat…
in Japanese 早急な, 急いだ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仓促的,轻率的…
in Turkish aceleci, telaşlı…
in Russian поспешный, опрометчивый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倉促的,輕率的…
in Italian affrettato…
in Polish pochopny, pospieszny…
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