Overhasty
Overhasty O"ver*has"ty, a. Too hasty; precipitate; rash. -- {O"ver*has"ti*ly}, adv. -- {O`ver*has"ti*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • overhasty — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • overhasty — overhastily, adv. overhastiness, n. /oh veuhr hay stee/, adj. excessively hasty; rash: overhasty judgment. [1375 1425; late ME; see OVER , HASTY] * * * …   Universalium

  • overhasty — adjective Too hasty. I realized that I had been overhasty in selecting a dance partner when my toes were trodden on yet again …   Wiktionary

  • overhasty — adjective done with very great haste and without due deliberation hasty marriage seldom proveth well Shakespeare hasty makeshifts take the place of planning Arthur Geddes rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion wondered… …   Useful english dictionary

  • overhasty — adj. excessively hasty; too rash, too impetuous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overhasty — adjective excessively hasty. Derivatives overhastily adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • overhasty — o′ver•hast′y adj …   From formal English to slang

  • overhasty — /oʊvəˈheɪsti/ (say ohvuh haystee) adjective hasty to an excessive degree. –overhastily, adverb –overhastiness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • Overhastily — Overhasty O ver*has ty, a. Too hasty; precipitate; rash. {O ver*has ti*ly}, adv. {O ver*has ti*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overhastiness — Overhasty O ver*has ty, a. Too hasty; precipitate; rash. {O ver*has ti*ly}, adv. {O ver*has ti*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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