Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a hasty manner; quickly; speedily.
- Precipitately; rashly; from sudden impulse or excitement.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In haste; with speed or quickness; speedily; nimbly.
- adv. Without due reflection; precipitately; rashly.
- adv. Passionately; impatiently.
- adv. in a hurried or hasty manner
- hasty + -ly (Wiktionary)
“Amylin hastily scheduled a conference call with analysts and investors Tuesday to discuss the FDA's action.”
“Doctors, lawyers, and dentists began throwing up turbines or buying shares in hastily erected wind farms to take easy advantage of the benefits.”
“Reacting and creating legislation hastily is not good government.”
““Goodbye, Arden,” I called hastily, peeking from around the tree and waving.”
“Once home I take those notes, sometimes just a phrase hastily scrawled, and flesh it out into a story.”
“A documenter's journal rested on my lap, capturing empirical relevance in hastily scribbled notes.”
“Nonetheless, Turkey gave shelter to the fleeing Iraqi Kurds, grudgingly, in hastily assembled camps.”
“Mrs Bunch gazed at him open-mouthed, then snatched up a candle, departed hastily from the room, and was heard making her way upstairs.”
“Then he called hastily unto the young man his armourbearer, and said unto him, Draw thy sword, and slay me, that men say not of me, A women slew him.”
“Evangelical churches in hastily-constructed cinder-block buildings outnumber both the ammo shops and the tamale vendors.”
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