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hurried

Syllabification: hur·ried
Pronunciation: /ˈhərēd
 
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Definition of hurried in English:

adjective

Done in a hurry; rushed: I ate a hurried breakfast
More example sentences
  • The sole sign of perturbation was in her hurried breathing.
  • A leisurely overland trip to Pusan took three weeks, hurried trips ten days.
  • Police say they wanted to clarify initial accounts which were based on hearsay, hurried details from dispatchers.

Derivatives

hurriedly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • I blame this sorry musical state on the general hurriedness of society, where pop stars flit in and out of the cultural radar like buzzing flies.
  • Too much hurriedness from a team who had remained so calm on their trip through the qualifiers.
  • But, again, this hurriedness has its own aesthetic value.

hurriedness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • They ate quickly and hurriedly set off again to get away from the site of the ambush.
  • Through the net curtain, legs walk past hurriedly on the pavement above.
  • We passed hurriedly on, knowing that we stood near the brink of something dark and strange.
Synonyms
without delay, at top speed, at full tilt, full bore, full out, on the double;
headlong, posthaste
informal like the wind, like greased lightning, double-quick, lickety-split

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