hurried


hurried

adjective

: happening or done very quickly or too quickly

: working very quickly or too quickly

Full Definition of HURRIED

1
:  going or working at speed <a hurried waitress>
2
:  done in a hurry :  hasty <a hurried departure>
hur·ried·ly \ˈhər-əd-lē, ˈhə-rəd-\ adverb
hur·ried·ness \ˈhər-ēd-nəs, ˈhə-rēd-\ noun

Examples of HURRIED

  1. The general was forced to make a hurried decision.
  2. She had a hurried meeting with her advisers before speaking to the press.

First Known Use of HURRIED

1667

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