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hasty

adjective uk   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.
hastily
adverb uk   us   /-stɪ.li/
"He looks good for his age. Not that 55 is old," she hastily added.
hastiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “hasty”
in Korean 빠른…
in Arabic مُتَسَرِّع…
in Portuguese precipitado…
in Catalan precipitat…
in Japanese 早急な, 急いだ…
in Italian affrettato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倉促的,輕率的…
in Russian поспешный, опрометчивый…
in Turkish aceleci, telaşlı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仓促的,轻率的…
in Polish pochopny, pospieszny…
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