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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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There is great impatience, excitability, hurriedness, heart palpitations, thirst, and dryness of the skin; a sympathetic nervous system/ fight-or-flight response.
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.
ISLAMABAD -- Former Speaker National Assembly, Dr Fahmida Mirza has demanded that hurriedness should not be showed in holding Local Government (LG) so that masses can prepare themselves.
This may seem rudimentary, but the most basic and important things are often the ones that get lost in the hurriedness of life.
Referring to the Syrian crisis, Mansour urged hurriedness in resolving said crisis which negatively affects Lebanon.
There was an anxiety and hurriedness about United's play when they emerged after the break, their desperation to score betraying their usual fluency and flair.