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hurried

adjective

Simple Definition of hurried

  • : happening or done very quickly or too quickly

  • : working very quickly or too quickly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hurried

  1. 1 :  going or working at speed <a hurried waitress>

  2. 2 :  done in a hurry :  hasty <a hurried departure>

hurriedly play \ˈhər-əd-lē, ˈhə-rəd-\ adverb
hurriedness play \ˈhər-ēd-nəs, ˈhə-rēd-\ noun

Examples of hurried in a sentence

  1. The general was forced to make a hurried decision.

  2. She had a hurried meeting with her advisers before speaking to the press.



1667

First Known Use of hurried

1667


HURRIED Defined for Kids

hurried

adjective hur·ried \ˈhər-ēd\

Definition of hurried for Students

  1. 1 :  going or working with speed :  fast <a hurried waitress>

  2. 2 :  done in a hurry <a hurried dinner>

hurriedly adverb




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