Definition of Overhasty

1. Adjective. Done with very great haste and without due deliberation. "Wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king"




Definition of Overhasty

1. a. Too hasty; precipitate; rash.

Definition of Overhasty

1. Adjective. Too hasty. ¹

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Definition of Overhasty

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overhasty

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overhasty (current term)
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Literary usage of Overhasty

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1. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1888)
"Plucking^from his ridicule an unripe fruit of wisdom^" ie, overhasty to laugh, as Pindar's physiologists are overhasty to be wise. ..."

2. Poets of the Younger Generation by William Archer (1902)
"You are overhasty, Mehtab Singh,"— Oh, but his voice was low ! He held his wrath with a curb of iron, That furrowed cheek and brow, " You are overhasty, ..."

3. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... one who Is in too much of a hurry, an overhasty person, -tyä work done In haste, (a piece of) slipshod workmanship; ..."

4. Chiushingura, or, The loyal league, tr. by F.V. Dickins, with notes by Chiushingura, Izumo Takeda, Frederick Victor Dickins (1880)
"You are overhasty, overhasty." And turning to the wounded man, the Kard resumed : " I am rejoiced to see you again, Sir Honzo, after so long an interval. ..."

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