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unhurried

[uhn-hur-eed, -huhr-]
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adjective
  1. 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
Related formsun·hur·ried·ly, adverbun·hur·ried·ness, noun
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Related Words

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Examples from the Web for unhurriedly

Historical Examples

  • The Committee Meeting was taken comfortably and unhurriedly in her stride.

    Sonia Between two Worlds

    Stephen McKenna

  • Unhurriedly Johnson picked up the papers and removed a rubber binder.

    Delayed Action

    Charles Vincent De Vet

  • Then in a level voice he told her all, unhurriedly and without any apparent emotion.

    Chivalry

    James Branch Cabell

  • Unhurriedly, it was worked closer to Earth until it came within range of giant scanners.

    Oneness

    James H. Schmitz

  • For everywhere men would crack a rustic jest or two, unhurriedly.

    Chivalry

    James Branch Cabell


British Dictionary definitions for unhurriedly

unhurried

adjective
  1. leisurely or deliberatean unhurried walk
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Derived Formsunhurriedly, adverb
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