un·​rushed ˌən-ˈrəsht How to pronounce unrushed (audio)
: not rushed
unrushed conversation
… you deal with caring, friendly, unrushed professionals …James Villas

Examples of unrushed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under Sarah Hughes’s unrushed direction, Daphne is a tiptoeing, dreamlike affair, too committed to being disquieting to be described as gentle but consistently soft. Sara Holdren, Vulture, 24 Oct. 2023 The unrushed bat-and-ball yarns of generations — fueled in large part by a game that sometimes moved glacially — might have to show a bit of hustle. Bryce Miller, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Apr. 2023 The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s six-concert winter festival, the Magic of Schubert, considers the legacy of a melodist both gracious and sublime, all culminating in the unrushed pleasures of Schubert’s hour-long Octet in F Major (Jan. 22-Feb. 10). Oussama Zahr, The New Yorker, 4 Nov. 2022 Life feels so unrushed and in its natural state. Jacqueline Delgadillo, refinery29.com, 15 Sep. 2022 But here, at the center of five rich and unrushed episodes, is the real deal. Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter, 24 Jan. 2023 The woman was unrushed, despite the impatience of those waiting. Greg Borowski, jsonline.com, 15 Dec. 2022 Kudos are also due to veteran editor Nadia Ben Rachid for supplying an unrushed, organic rhythm to the cutting. Alissa Simon, Variety, 22 Nov. 2022 Though long — clocking in at five-and-a-half hours — the unrushed evening allowed for a surplus of special moments, from superstar jams to the recounting of beautiful memories from music’s greatest talents. Lyndsey Havens, Billboard, 6 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unrushed was in 1907

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“Unrushed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrushed. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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