hurriedness

hurried

[hur-eed, huhr-]
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:
1660–70; hurry + -ed2

hurriedly, adverb
hurriedness, noun
overhurried, adjective
overhurriedly, adverb


2. hectic, slapdash, haphazard.
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hurried (ˈhʌrɪd)
 
adj
performed with great or excessive haste: a hurried visit
 
'hurriedly
 
adv
 
'hurriedness
 
n

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hurry
1590, first recorded in Shakespeare, who used it often, perhaps a W.Midlands sense of M.E. hurren "to vibrate rapidly, buzz," from P.Gmc. *khurza "to move with haste" (cf. M.H.G. hurren "to whir, move fast," O.Swed. hurra "to whirl round"), which also perhaps is the root of hurl. The noun is 1600, from
the verb. Reduplicated form hurry-scurry is from 1732.
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