overhasty

overhasty

[oh-ver-hey-stee]
adjective
excessively hasty; rash: overhasty judgment.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see over-, hasty

overhastily, adverb
overhastiness, noun
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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 whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king" [syn: hasty
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