Definition of hast
1. haste [ n ] overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
Examples: "he soon regretted his haste"
(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)
In its propagandistic and commercial haste to discover our folk heritage , the public has remained ignorant of definitions such as this .
(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)
While the Daily_Post continued to accuse Republicans and the Daily_Journal continued to accuse Democrats , the Woonsocket_Patriot complained that the Virginia authorities showed indecent and cowardly haste to condemn Brown and his men .
The Providence_Daily_Post thought that there were probably good reasons for the haste in which the trial was being conducted and that the only thing gained by a delay would be calmer feelings .
The editor 's main criticism of the trial was the haste with which it was conducted .Synonyms haste hurry hurriedness precipitation hastiness Related Terms speed abruptness rush
2. haste [ n ] the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
Examples: "in his haste to leave he forgot his book"
(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)
Blood gushed from his nose , and he backed_off as rapidly as he could , stumbling over his own feet in his frantic haste to get_away from Curt 's fists .Synonyms rush haste rushing hurry Related Terms motion scamper dash rush rush rush
3. haste [ n ] a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
Examples: "in a hurry to lock the door"
4. Haste [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 30298Synonyms Haste
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