Synonyms and Antonyms of haste
1 a high rate of movement or performance <made haste to get there on time> Synonyms celerity, fastness, fleetness, speed, hurry, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speediness, swiftness, velocityRelated Words clip, gait, pace, rate, tempo; drive, hustle; acceleration, hastiness, precipitation, precipitousness, rush; alacrity, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness, promptitude, promptness; warp speedNear Antonyms languidness, languor, leisureliness, lethargy, torpidity, torpor; reluctance; deliberateness, deliberation; dilatoriness, lateness, pokiness, procrastinationAntonyms slowness, sluggishness
2 excited and often showy or disorderly speed <haste makes waste> <in her haste, she forgot her keys> Synonyms hurry, hastiness, hustle, precipitation, precipitousness, rushRelated Words bustle, flurry, flutter, scurry, scuttle, stir, whirl; beeline, dash, scramble, stampede; hotheadedness, impetuosity, impetuousness, impulsiveness, impulsivity, rashness; expedition, expeditiousness, fastness, fleetness, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speed, speediness, swiftness, velocity; celerity, dispatch, promptitude, promptnessNear Antonyms dilatoriness, lateness, pokiness, procrastination, slowness; languor, leisureliness, lethargy, sluggishness, torpor; dormancy, inaction, inactivity, inertia, inertness, quiescenceAntonyms deliberateness, deliberation
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up haste? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).