Definition of overhasty in English:



  • Excessively hasty.

    ‘hard times are showing up overhasty mergers’
    • ‘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.’
    reckless, rash, incautious, heedless, unheeding, hasty, precipitate, precipitous, impetuous, impulsive, daredevil, hot-headed
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