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 (hûr′ēd, hŭr′-)
a. Moving or acting rapidly.
b. Required to move or act more rapidly; rushed.
2. Done in great haste: a hurried tour.

hur′ried·ly adv.
hur′ried·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hurriedness - overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon regretted his haste"
fastness, swiftness, speed - a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the project advanced with gratifying speed"
precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness, suddenness, precipitousness, abruptness - the quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning


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For successful talks, the veteran negotiator said that President Moon Jae-in should take a measured approach without hurriedness.
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The strokes of the two have that hurriedness as though any second a thirsty person will snatch the glass of honey lemon tea for one long cool gulp of refreshment.
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As noon declines by its hue and heat, people move around, with hurriedness, to buy fresh fruits, savoury dishes, appetising food items, all in preparation for 'Iftr' (breakfast), at sunset.
It beckons us to leave behind the hurriedness that up to now has been the theme of our travels, and experience the serenity created in the place where majestic mountains meet crystalline waters.
Young said that there appeared to be an indecent hurriedness to get the easiest section of the cycleway completed before the rest was planned.
Though the joint opposition did not put off strong resistance in the first Bill moved by Shahram Khan but later they started loud protest against the government for passing their Bills in hurriedness without even following rules and tradition of the house.
The opening stanza enacts the hurriedness of running errands with the breathlessness of one continuous sentence (and its yoking of "and .
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