Hurried Hur"ried, a. 1. Urged on; hastened; going or working at speed; as, a hurried writer; a hurried life. [1913 Webster]

2. Done in a hurry; hence, imperfect; careless; as, a hurried job. ``A hurried meeting.'' --Milton. -- {Hur"ried*ly}, adv. -- {Hur"ried*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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