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1. haste [ n ] overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
Examples: "he soon regretted his haste"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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"

Synonyms hurry haste Related Terms urgency rush

4. Haste [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 30298

Synonyms Haste

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