Adjective "Haste" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Haste


    Definition:

    1. swiftness of motion; speed; celerity: He performed his task with great haste. They felt the need for haste.

    2. urgent need of quick action; a hurry or rush: to be in haste to get ahead in the world.

    3. unnecessarily quick action; thoughtless, rash, or undue speed: Haste makes waste. verb (used with or without object), hasted, hasting.

    4. Archaic. to hasten. Idioms

    5. make haste, to act or go with speed; hurry: She made haste to tell the president the good news.

    Examples:

    "speeds can be haste."

    "madams can be haste."