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adjective as in premature


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“It may have been overhasty, in hindsight,” the official says.

If you want him yourself—and so it appears—now it can be brought about; only I should not be overhasty in your case.

So he drew back and waited awhile, thinking he had been overhasty.

"You are overhasty, and forget yourself, Pedro," he said at length.

I have come to the conclusion, young ladies, that I was overhasty in my judgment.

He did, indeed, blame the Egyptian's overhasty action; but he gave no orders for following up the galley.

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On this page you'll find 305 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overhasty, such as: foolhardy, foolish, half-baked, ill-considered, imprudent, and inappropriate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.