festinate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin festīnātus

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (verb) IPA(key): /ˈfɛs.tɪˌneɪt/
  • (adjective) IPA(key): /ˈfɛstɪnət/
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Verb[edit]

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.

Translations[edit]

Adjective[edit]

festinate (comparative more festinate, superlative most festinate)

  1. (obsolete) hurried, hasty
    • 1605: Advise the Duke where you are going, to a most festinate preparation — William Shakespeare, King Lear III.vii

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

festīnāte

  1. first-person plural present active imperative of festīnō