unrushed

adjective
un·​rushed | \ ˌən-ˈrəsht How to pronounce unrushed (audio) \

Definition of unrushed

: not rushed unrushed conversation … you deal with caring, friendly, unrushed professionals …— James Villas

Examples of unrushed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That mountain, though, looms large in her mind in this quiet, unrushed and moving tale of age and will. Mark Kennedy, chicagotribune.com, "‘Edie’ review: An 83-year-old woman tackles a mountain in this breath of fresh air from Scotland," 12 Sep. 2019 The unrushed idyll that unfurls is alive with discovery, flirtation, parties and several characters' boundary-testing drifts between darkness and joy. Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Magari' ('If Only'): Film Review | Locarno 2019," 8 Aug. 2019 The finding: Seminarians in the unrushed group were far more likely to stop and help than the ones pressed for time. Adam Sternbergh, The Cut, "Read This Story and Get Happier," 28 May 2018 The Falcon belongs, at first, to Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover): part smuggler, part dandy, and the only figure who allows himself time to relax, not least in the unrushed delivery of his dialogue. Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, "“Solo: A Star Wars Story” and “How to Talk to Girls at Parties”," 4 June 2017 Watching the race again and again online, there’s something patient and unrushed about more than half of her race. Bryce Miller, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Price of Kentucky Oaks dream for Aztecs grad Jeff Bloom tricky to calculate," 2 May 2018 Service is charming and unrushed, as though dozens of other people aren’t waiting to scoop your table. Jo Rodgers, Vogue, "The Best No-Reservation Restaurants for London Fashion Week," 17 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of unrushed

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Unrushed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrushed. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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