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Wordnet 3.0


1. moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste;
- Example: "a hurried trip to the store"
- Example: "the hurried life of a city"
- Example: "a hurried job"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hurried \Hur"ried\, a. 1. Urged on; hastened; going or working at speed; as, a hurried writer; a hurried life. [1913 Webster] 2. Done in a hurry; hence, imperfect; careless; as, a hurried job. "A hurried meeting." --Milton. -- Hur"ried*ly, adv. -- Hur"ried*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hurry \Hur"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hurried; p. pr. & vb. n. Hurrying.] [OE. horien; cf. OSw. hurra to whirl round, dial. Sw. hurr great haste, Dan. hurre to buzz, Icel. hurr hurly-burly, MHG. hurren to hurry, and E. hurr, whir to hurry; all prob. of imitative origin.] 1. To hasten; to impel to greater speed; to urge on. [1913 Webster] Impetuous lust hurries him on. --South. [1913 Webster] They hurried him abroad a bark. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To impel to precipitate or thoughtless action; to urge to confused or irregular activity. [1913 Webster] And wild amazement hurries up and down The little number of your doubtful friends. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause to be done quickly. Syn: To hasten; precipitate; expedite; quicken; accelerate; urge. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hurried adj 1: moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste; "a hurried trip to the store"; "the hurried life of a city"; "a hurried job" [ant: unhurried]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

62 Moby Thesaurus words for "hurried": abrupt, accident-prone, at the double, breakneck, brief, careless, crowded, cursory, desperate, devil-may-care, double-quick, double-time, expeditious, festinate, feverish, flying, frantic, frenetic, furious, hard-pressed, hard-pushed, hard-run, harum-scarum, hasty, headlong, hectic, hotheaded, immediate, impetuous, instant, last-minute, mad, offhand, on the double, on the spot, overeager, overenthusiastic, overzealous, passing, perfunctory, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, pressed, pressed for time, prompt, pushed, quick, reckless, rushed, rushing, short, slap-bang, slapdash, snap, speedy, sudden, superficial, swift, urgent, wanton, wild