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hurried

[hur-eed, huhr-] /ˈhɜr id, ˈhʌr-/
adjective
1.
moving or working rapidly, especially forced or required to hurry, as a person.
2.
characterized by or done with hurry; hasty:
a hurried meal.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; hurry + -ed2
Related forms
hurriedly, adverb
hurriedness, noun
overhurried, adjective
overhurriedly, adverb
Synonyms
2. hectic, slapdash, haphazard.
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British Dictionary definitions for hurriedness

hurried

/ˈhʌrɪd/
adjective
1.
performed with great or excessive haste: a hurried visit
Derived Forms
hurriedly, adverb
hurriedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for hurriedness

hurried

"done in a rush," 1660s, from past participle of hurry (v.). Related: Hurriedly.

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