Definitions for "Festination"
Haste; hurry.
involontary shortening of stride and quickening of gait that occurs in some diseases (e.g., Parkinson’s disease). It is most commonly used to describe gait disturbance, but it is also used to describe speech. For example, ones expression of words can accelerate while talking, and the space between words will become shorter and shorter. This happens to such a degree that it can be difficult to understand the individual who has festinating speech.
A quickening of steps and shuffling after starting to walk