Has"ty (?), a. [Compar. Hastier (?); superl. Hastiest.] [Akin to D. haastig, G., Sw., & Dan. hastig. See Haste, n.]
Involving haste; done, made, etc., in haste; as, a hasty sketch.
Demanding haste or immediate action.
Moving or acting with haste or in a hurry; hurrying; hence, acting without deliberation; precipitate; rash; easily excited; eager.
Made or reached without deliberation or due caution; as, a hasty conjecture, inference, conclusion, etc., a hasty resolution.
Proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper.
Take no unkindness of his hasty words.
Forward; early; first ripe.
[Obs.] "As the hasty
fruit before the summer."
Is. xxviii. 4.
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