hurried

[ hur-eed, huhr- ]
/ ˈhɜr id, ˈhʌr- /
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adjective

moving or working rapidly, especially forced or required to hurry, as a person.
characterized by or done with hurry; hasty: a hurried meal.

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Origin of hurried

First recorded in 1660–70; hurry + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM hurried

hur·ried·ly, adverbhur·ried·ness, nouno·ver·hur·ried, adjectiveo·ver·hur·ried·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for hurried

hurried
/ (ˈhʌrɪd) /

adjective

performed with great or excessive hastea hurried visit

Derived forms of hurried

hurriedly, adverbhurriedness, noun
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