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unhurried

[uhn-hur-eed, -huhr-] /ʌnˈhɜr id, -ˈhʌr-/
adjective
1.
not hurried; leisurely; deliberate:
an unhurried day; an unhurried decision.
Origin of unhurried
1760-1770
First recorded in 1760-70; un-1 + hurried
Related forms
unhurriedly, adverb
unhurriedness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unhurriedly

unhurried

/ʌnˈhʌrɪd/
adjective
1.
leisurely or deliberate: an unhurried walk
Derived Forms
unhurriedly, adverb
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