hastiness

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HASTINESS

Perhaps some hastiness in my way of proceeding may have influenced her determination.

Gervaise had calmed down and was already regretting her hastiness.

But even as the handcar was passing him Mr. Trimm regretted his hastiness.

No, sir; and if I showed some hastiness of temper, excuse me—I believe it is my failing.

I am sure you have regretted your hastiness by this time, and it will be a lesson to you in the future.

I trembled at the idea of ridicule: hence the hastiness of my conduct.

Hardly had I spoken than I regretted the hastiness of my remark.

He was perhaps vexed with himself for his impetuosity and hastiness.

Athalie tried to excuse her hastiness by her feverish excitement.

He recalls all her hastiness, her impulsive ways, her hot temper.

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