1. [ noun ] overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
Synonyms: hurry precipitation hurriedness hastiness

"he soon regretted his haste"

Related terms: speed abruptness rush
2. [ noun ] the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
Synonyms: rush rushing hurry

"in his haste to leave he forgot his book"

Related terms: motion scamper dash rush rush rush
3. [ noun ] a condition of urgency making it necessary to hurry
Synonyms: hurry

"in a hurry to lock the door"

Related terms: urgency rush
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 30298
Similar spelling:   Haist