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English noun: hastiness

1. hastiness (attribute) overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)


SamplesHe soon regretted his haste.


Synonymshaste, hurriedness, hurry, precipitation


Broader (hypernym)fastness, speed, swiftness


Narrower (hyponym)abruptness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, precipitousness, suddenness

2. hastiness (attribute) hasty impulsiveness


Broader (hypernym)impulsiveness









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