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Meaning of HURRIED

Pronunciation:  'hureed

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job"
 

HURRIED is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: fast, flying, hasty, headlong, helter-skelter, overhasty, pell-mell, precipitant, precipitate, quick, rush(a), rushed
 
 Antonyms: unhurried
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hur"ried\, a.
1. Urged on; hastened; going or working at speed; as, a
   hurried writer; a hurried life.

2. Done in a hurry; hence, imperfect; careless; as, a hurried
   job. ``A hurried meeting.'' --Milton. -- {Hur"ried*ly},
   adv. -- {Hur"ried*ness}, n.

 
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