Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being overhasty; too much haste; precipitation.

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Examples

  • "It was my job to ensure we weren't accused of overhastiness [over GMgrains]."

    The Fear Of Food

  • Mulder said there was no reason for the overhastiness of the decision and said the only conclusion that could be drawn was that the "communist faction" in the ANC had gained control over important decision-making.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It is a masterly trait in the _Prince of Homburg_ that the suspicion that the Elector has had the Prince condemned to death, not so much on account of the act of overhastiness committed on the battlefield as for another reason, does not arise spontaneously in the Prince's soul, but is first awakened by Hohenzollern's questioning.

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 09 Friedrich Hebbel and Otto Ludwig

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