Definition of overhasty in English:



  • Excessively hasty.

    ‘hard times are showing up overhasty mergers’
    • ‘However, experience suggests that exacerbation of symptoms may result from overambitious or overhasty attempts at exercise.’
    • ‘The Senate plays a vital role under both Coalition and Labor in improving the quality of law making and in checking sometimes overhasty governments.’
    • ‘Moreover, both factions act precipitously, before events have run their course, basing their actions on incomplete evidence and overhasty inferences from what they see.’
    reckless, rash, incautious, heedless, unheeding, hasty, precipitate, precipitous, impetuous, impulsive, daredevil, hot-headed
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