One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Excessively hasty.‘hard times are showing up overhasty mergers’
reckless, rash, incautious, heedless, unheeding, hasty, precipitate, precipitous, impetuous, impulsive, daredevil, hot-headedView synonyms
- ‘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.’
- ‘However, experience suggests that exacerbation of symptoms may result from overambitious or overhasty attempts at exercise.’
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