1. hurried

adjective. ['ˈhɝːiːd'] moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste.


  • rushed
  • precipitous
  • headlong
  • rush
  • hasty
  • precipitate
  • flying
  • precipitant
  • pell-mell
  • helter-skelter
  • fast
  • quick


  • unhurried
  • gradual
  • backward
  • stay in place

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Words that Rhyme with Hurried

  • unworried
  • scurried
  • flurried
  • worried
  • curried

Example sentences of the word hurried

1. Verb, past participle
As a result, EIA projects are sometimes hurried along more than they should be.

2. Adjective
This option is ideal for travelers who want the convenience of a bus tour without the hurried pace.

Quotes containing the word hurried

1. Occasionally he stumbled over the truth, but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened.
- Winston S. Churchill

2. There was an enjoyment to being alive, he felt, that because of an underlying meaninglessness–like how a person alone for too long cannot feel comfortable when with others; cannot neglect that underlying the feeling of belongingness is the certainty, really, of loneliness, and nothingness, and so experiences life in that hurried, worthless way one experiences a mistake–he could no longer get at.
- Tao Lin, Eeeee Eee Eeee