Definition of "hastening" []

  • To hurry or cause to hurry; rush (verb)
  • To be anxious (to say something) (verb)
  • Present participle of hasten. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • The act of speeding up; a growing faster. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hastening" in a sentence
  • "Although its avowed purpose was to bring together the feuding revolutionary factions, it only succeeded in hastening the final split."
  • "The Earth is indisputably getting warmer overall, and human activity is definitely playing a part in hastening that warming trend."
  • "The emergent right to receive medical assistance in hastening one's death [is an] inevitable consequence of changes in the causes of death, advances in medical science, and the development of new technologies."
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