unhurried

[ uhn-hur-eed, -huhr- ]
/ ʌnˈhɜr id, -ˈhʌr- /

adjective

not hurried; leisurely; deliberate: an unhurried day; an unhurried decision.

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Origin of unhurried

First recorded in 1760–70; un-1 + hurried

OTHER WORDS FROM unhurried

un·hur·ried·ly, adverbun·hur·ried·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for unhurried

unhurried
/ (ʌnˈhʌrɪd) /

adjective

leisurely or deliberatean unhurried walk

Derived forms of unhurried

unhurriedly, adverb
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