Overhaste \O"ver*haste`\, n. Too great haste. [1913 Webster]

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  • overhaste — n. excessive haste. Derivatives: overhasty adj. overhastily adv. * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English overhast, from over (III) + hast, haste haste : excessive haste * * * overhasteˈ (↑haste) n(5) • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • overhaste — noun excessive, undue haste …   Wiktionary

  • Over — O ver, a. 1. Upper; covering; higher; superior; chiefly used in composition; as, overshoes, overcoat, over garment, overlord. [1913 Webster] 2. Excessive; too much or too great; chiefly used in composition; as, overwork, overhaste, overreaction.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • premature — premature, untimely, forward, advanced, precocious are comparable though rarely interchangeable when they mean unduly early in coming, happening, or developing. Premature applies usually to something which takes place before its due or proper… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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