unhurried

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adjective un·hur·ried \ˌən-ˈhər-ēd, -ˈhə-rēd\

Definition of unhurried

  1. :  not hurried :  leisurely an unhurried pace

unhurriedly

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Examples of unhurried in a Sentence

  1. we cycled at an unhurried pace and saved our strength for the hills up ahead

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First Known Use of unhurried

circa 1774


UNHURRIED Defined for English Language Learners

unhurried

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Definition of unhurried for English Language Learners

  • : not happening or done quickly or too quickly : relaxed and calm


UNHURRIED Defined for Kids

unhurried

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adjective un·hur·ried \ˌən-ˈhər-ēd\

Definition of unhurried for Students

  1. :  not in a rush an unhurried pace


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