1. Celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; applied only to voluntary beings, as men and other animals; never to other bodies. We never say, a ball flies with haste
The king's business required haste l Sam.21.
2. Sudden excitement of passion; quickness; precipitance; vehemence.
I said in my haste all men are liars. Psalms 116:11.
3. The state of being urged or pressed by business; as, I am in great haste