harried
adjective Date: 1609 beset by problems ; harassed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • harried — adj. same as {harassed}. Syn: annoyed, harassed, pestered. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • harried — harried; un·harried; …   English syllables

  • harried — index aggrieved (victimized) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • harried — [adj] pressured agitated, anxious, at wit’s end*, beset, bothered, distressed, harassed, hard pressed, stressed, troubled, worried; concepts 403,690 …   New thesaurus

  • Harried — Harry Har ry ( r[y^]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Harried} ( r[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Harrying}.] [OE. harwen, herien, her[yogh]ien, AS. hergian to act as an army, to ravage, plunder, fr. here army; akin to G. heer, Icel. herr, Goth. harjis, and Lith …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • harried — adjective troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances harassed working mothers a harried expression her poor pestered father had to endure her constant interruptions the vexed parents of an unruly teenager • Syn: ↑annoyed, ↑harassed,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • harried — adjective Rushed; panicked; overly busy or preoccupied. The entire place teemed with harried executives who had no time to talk to one another …   Wiktionary

  • harried — Synonyms and related words: badgered, baited, bedeviled, beset, bugged, bullyragged, chivied, deviled, dogged, fretted, harassed, haunted, heckled, hectored, hounded, needled, nipped at, persecuted, pestered, picked on, plagued, ragged, teased,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • harried — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. pressured, stressed, troubled, *at wit s end, beset, agitated, put upon, overtaxed, plagued, harassed. ANT.: relaxed, calm, unwound …   English dictionary for students

  • harried — har|ried [ hærıd ] adjective tired and annoyed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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