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overhasty

[ oh-ver-hey-stee ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈheɪ sti /
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adjective
excessively hasty; rash: overhasty judgment.
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Origin of overhasty

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at over-, hasty

OTHER WORDS FROM overhasty

o·ver·hast·i·ly, adverbo·ver·hast·i·ness, noun
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