Simple Definition of hasty
: done or made very quickly
: done or made too quickly
: acting too quickly
Examples of hasty in a sentence
I made a hasty sketch of the scene.
Seeing the dog, the cat made a hasty retreat up a tree.
We don't want to make any hasty decisions.
He later realized that he was too hasty in his decision to quit.
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Synonym Discussion of hasty
HASTY Defined for Kids
Definition of hasty for Students
1 : done or made in a hurry <a hasty trip>
2 : made, done, or decided without proper care and thought <a hasty decision>
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