[ uhn-hur-eed, -huhr- ]
/ ʌnˈhɜr id, -ˈhʌr- /
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not hurried; leisurely; deliberate: an unhurried day; an unhurried decision.
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OTHER WORDS FROM unhurriedun·hur·ried·ly, adverbun·hur·ried·ness, noun
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How to use unhurried in a sentence
Weekend mornings begin with an unhurried breakfast, the Daily Inquirer, a walk.The first murder|Katie McLean|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
"I reckon as mebbe ut wuz a kidnapin' an' I reckon as mebbe ut wuzn't," The Hopper began unhurriedly.A Reversible Santa Claus|Meredith Nicholson
He was away from London for three weeks; and in that time he unhurriedly made up his mind to marry her.
He enjoined silence with the slightest movement of one hand and reflected unhurriedly.
Thus the fat man's mind acts as his body acts—evenly, unhurriedly, easefully and comfortably.How to Analyze People on Sight|Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Great dark masses of the beasts moved unhurriedly past the ship.Operation: Outer Space|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
British Dictionary definitions for unhurried
/ (ʌnˈhʌrɪd) /
leisurely or deliberatean unhurried walk
Derived forms of unhurriedunhurriedly, adverb
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