hurried

  • 1 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} …

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  • 2 hurried — hurried; un·hurried; …

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  • 3 hurried — index brief, careless, cursory, ephemeral, impulsive (rash), instantaneous, perfunctory, precipitate …

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  • 4 hurried — “done in a rush,” 1660s, from pp. of HURRY (Cf. hurry) (v.). Related: Hurriedly …

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  • 5 hurried — [adj] quick, rushed abrupt, breakneck, brief, cursory, fast, hasty, headlong, hectic, impetuous, perfunctory, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, rushing, short, slapdash, speedy, subitaneous, sudden, superficial, swift; concepts 548,588,799… …

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  • 6 hurried — [hʉr′ēd] adj. done or acting in a hurry; rushed or rushing; hasty hurriedly [hʉr′ēd lē, hʉr′ēdidlē] adv. hurriedness n …

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  • 7 hurried — [[t]hʌ̱rid, AM hɜ͟ːr [/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A hurried action is done quickly, because you do not have much time to do it in. ...a hurried breakfast. Derived words: hurriedly ADV GRADED ADV with v ...students hurriedly taking notes. 2) ADJ …

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  • 8 hurried — adjective moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste (Freq. 3) a hurried trip to the store the hurried life of a city a hurried job • Ant: ↑unhurried • Similar to: ↑fl …

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  • 9 Hurried — Hurry Hur ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hurried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hurrying}.] [OE. horien; cf. OSw. hurra to whirl round, dial. Sw. hurr great haste, Dan. hurre to buzz, Icel. hurr hurly burly, MHG. hurren to hurry, and E. hurr, whir to hurry; all… …

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  • 10 hurried — adjective Date: 1667 1. going or working at speed < a hurried waitress > 2. done in a hurry ; hasty < a hurried departure > • hurriedly adverb • hurriedness noun …

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  • 11 hurried — adjective 1) a hurried greeting Syn: quick, fast, swift, rapid, speedy, brisk, hasty, abrupt; cursory, perfunctory, brief, short, fleeting, flying, passing, superficial, slapdash …

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  • 12 hurried — adjective 1) hurried glances Syn: quick, fast, swift, rapid, speedy, brisk, cursory, perfunctory, brief, short, fleeting 2) a hurried decision Syn: hasty …

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  • 13 hurried — hurry ► VERB (hurries, hurried) ▪ move or act quickly or more quickly. ► NOUN ▪ great haste; urgency. ● in a hurry Cf. ↑in a hurry DERIVATIVES hurried …

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  • 14 hurried — hurriedly, adv. hurriedness, n. /herr eed, hur /, adj. 1. moving or working rapidly, esp. forced or required to hurry, as a person. 2. characterized by or done with hurry; hasty: a hurried meal. [1660 70; HURRY + ED2] Syn. 2. hectic, slapdash,… …

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  • 15 hurried — adj. Hurried is used with these nouns: ↑breakfast, ↑footstep …

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  • 16 hurried — hur|ried [ˈhʌrid US ˈhə:rid] adj [usually before noun] done more quickly than usual = ↑rushed ≠ ↑leisurely ▪ a hurried meal >hurriedly adv …

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  • 17 hurried — hur|ried [ hʌrid ] adjective done quickly, because you do not have enough time: RUSHED: hurried lunch breaks ╾ hur|ried|ly adverb …

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  • 18 hurried — adjective (usually before noun) done very quickly, often too quickly, because you are in a hurry; rushed: We just caught the plane after several hurried phone calls from the airport. hurriedly adverb …

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  • 19 hurried — UK [ˈhʌrɪd] / US adjective done quickly, because you do not have enough time hurried lunch breaks Derived word: hurriedly adverb …

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  • 20 hurried — Synonyms and related words: abrupt, accident prone, at the double, breakneck, brief, careless, crowded, cursory, desperate, devil may care, double quick, double time, expeditious, festinate, feverish, flying, frantic, frenetic, furious, hard… …

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