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EtymologyEdit

From Latin festīnātus; festina lente (make haste slowly)

PronunciationEdit

  • (verb) IPA(key): /ˈfɛs.tɪˌneɪt/
  • (adjective) IPA(key): /ˈfɛstɪnət/
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VerbEdit

festinate (third-person singular simple present festinates, present participle festinating, simple past and past participle festinated)

  1. (medicine) To become involuntarily quicker, such as when walking or speaking, due to certain disorders.
  2. (obsolete) To hurry.

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AdjectiveEdit

festinate (comparative more festinate, superlative most festinate)

  1. (obsolete) Hurried, hasty.

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