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Meaning of HASTINESS

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  hasty impulsiveness
  2. [n]  overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"

HASTINESS is a 9 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: haste, hurriedness, hurry, precipitation
 See Also: abruptness, fastness, impulsiveness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, speed, suddenness, swiftness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Has"ti*ness\, n.
The quality or state of being hasty; haste; precipitation;
rashness; quickness of temper.

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