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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Rhymes with Hurried

  • unworried
  • scurried
  • flurried
  • worried
  • curried

How do you pronounce hurried?

Pronounce hurried as ˈhərid.

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Sentences with 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 about 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