HyperDic: haste

English > 3 senses of the word haste:
NOUNattributehaste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitationoverly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
acthaste, hurry, rush, rushingthe act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
statehaste, hurrya condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
haste > pronunciation
Soundshhey'st
Rhymesaftertaste ... waste: 25 rhymes with eyst...
English > haste: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningoverly eager speed (and possible carelessness).
Example"he soon regretted his haste"
Synonymshastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitation
Narrowerabruptness, precipitateness, precipitousness, precipitance, precipitancy, suddennessThe quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
Broaderspeed, swiftness, fastnessA rate (usually rapid) at which something happens
Spanishapresuración, apresuramiento, prisa, sopetón
Catalanpressa
Adjectiveshastyexcessively quick
hastydone with very great haste and without due deliberation
English > haste: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner.
Example"in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
Synonymshurry, rush, rushing
Narrowerdash, boltThe act of moving with great haste
scamper, scramble, scurryrushing about hastily in an undignified way
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanishapresuración, apresuramiento, ímpetu, precipitación, prisa, tropel, urgencia
Catalanapressament, ímpetu, precipitació, pressa, urgència
English > haste: 3 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry.
Synonymhurry
BroaderurgencyThe state of being urgent
Spanishapuro, prisa
Catalanpressa

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