from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by speed; rapid. See Synonyms at fast1.
- adj. Done or made too quickly to be accurate or wise; rash: a hasty decision. See Synonyms at impetuous.
- adj. Easily angered; irritable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick. (e.g. Without much thinking about it they made a hasty decision to buy it.)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Involving haste; done, made, etc., in haste.
- adj. Demanding haste or immediate action.
- adj. Moving or acting with haste or in a hurry; hurrying; hence, acting without deliberation; precipitate; rash; easily excited; eager.
- adj. Made or reached without deliberation or due caution
- adj. Proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper.
- adj. Forward; early; first ripe.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Moving or acting with haste; quick; speedy: opposed to slow.
- Eager; precipitate; rash; inconsiderate; acting or arising from heedless impulse or passion: opposed to deliberate.
- Requiring haste or immediate action.
- Early ripe; forward; hasting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. done with very great haste and without due deliberation
- adj. excessively quick
Old French hastif (Modern hâtif), from Frankish. (Wiktionary)