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[uhn-hur-eed, -huhr-] /ʌnˈhɜr id, -ˈhʌr-/
not hurried; leisurely; deliberate:
an unhurried day; an unhurried decision.
Origin of unhurried
1760-70; un-1 + hurried
Related forms
unhurriedly, adverb
unhurriedness, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for unhurried
  • Take time for yourself and enjoy our unhurried, leisurely pace.
  • As on day one, he pages through the tasks with gentle, unhurried motions.
  • It is a time for reading or writing in a tranquil spot at an unhurried pace.
  • Maybe that's why people are so friendly here, so willing to be unhurried.
  • The results are sparse and contemplative, unhurried and evocative.
  • It's a marvelous place to breathe fresh country air while taking an unhurried walk.
  • Acts came and went, and to all appearances the show was going on in a calm, unhurried manner.
  • His airy, unhurried images let a maximum of reality rush in.
  • Kim died as he lived, emboldened by his own deceptions and unhurried by the urgent deprivation of his people.
  • The music is unhurried and woozy, as if it had been left too long in the sun.
British Dictionary definitions for unhurried


leisurely or deliberate: an unhurried walk
Derived Forms
unhurriedly, adverb
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