harassed, agitated, or troubled by or as if by repeated attacks; beleaguered: This book is a balm for the harried, doubt-filled soul of a parent.
ravaged or devastated, as in war: Since leaving France, the Fourth Battalion had depended for its food on what it could glean from a harried countryside.
the simple past tense and past participle of harry.
- un·har·ried, adjective
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How to use harried in a sentence
Her journey from Denver to the South Pacific is occasioned by a package she received in the mail which contained a key, an ornamental knife and a picture of her husband Harry with the coordinates of the island written on the back.
While several DTC brands have tried out big box stores — such as Harry’s in Target — this year, big-box stores have become a key part of the DTC growth strategy.How Walmart became an integral part of the DTC playbook | jim cooper | December 29, 2020 | Digiday
Meghan and Harry ink a Spotify deal, Paris’s mayor is happy to pay a gender parity fine, and MacKenzie Scott acknowledges an ugly truth.MacKenzie Scott acknowledges what so few rich people are willing to say | Claire Zillman, reporter | December 16, 2020 | Fortune
Still, founders of startups in other highly consolidated CPG categories may want to take note of Harry’s — and now seemingly Billie’s — fate.A cautionary tale: What the FTC’s attempt to block P&G’s Billie acquisition means for CPG startups | Anna Hensel | December 11, 2020 | Digiday
That includes Harry’s, Away, Glossier and Warby Parker to name a few.‘More than a moment’: SPACs give DTC startups a potential new exit strategy | Anna Hensel | October 23, 2020 | Digiday
A harried-sounding woman answered the phone at a publicly listed number for Warnack on Friday.
He is sighted just off-stage, harried look on his face, occasionally smiling.
He would do a harried married man or an old horse on its last legs or a bop musician named Cool Cees or a whole Italian movie.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview | Alex Belth | February 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was hard not to love him when even his desperate, harried mother wanted him dead.Former ‘Sopranos’ Star James Gandolfini Dead at 51 | Jace Lacob | June 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The commentator Andrew Sullivan harried McCain about the risks of war, recalling Iraq.
Thence sailing west came he to Borgundarholm (Bornholm) and made thereon a landing and harried all in the isle.
And when he was come to the realm over which Earl Hakon had rule harried he there, laying bare all the land.
From the castle he harried the whole neighbourhood, threatened Bath, and sold his prisoners as slaves to Ireland.
There he plundered widely; and he put in also to Lofufjord with his host, and going up onto the land harried there likewise.
Next summer called out King Harald an host and fared to Denmark where he harried during the summer.