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hasty

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Adjective

hasty (comparative hasti, superlative er)

Positive
hasty

Comparative
hasti

Superlative
er

  1. Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick. (e.g. Without much thinking about it they made a hasty decision to buy it.)
    • 1868, Louisa May Alcott, Little Women,  
      Watch yourself, be the first to ask pardon if you both err, and guard against the little piques, misunderstandings, and hasty words that often pave the way for bitter sorrow and regret.
    • 1852, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin,  
      But about three o'clock George's ear caught the hasty and decided click of a horse's hoof coming behind them at some distance and jogged Phineas by the elbow.

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