1. [syn: haste, hastiness, hurry, hurriedness, precipitation]
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.
2. Done in a hurry; hence, imperfect; careless; as, a hurried
job. "A hurried meeting." --Milton. -- Hur"ried*ly, adv.
-- Hur"ried*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: overly eager speed (and possible carelessness); "he soon
regretted his haste" [syn: haste, hastiness, hurry,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
43 Moby Thesaurus words for "hurriedness":
barrel, beeline, bowl along, breeze, bucket, bullet, bustle,
dig in, dust, fleet, flit, fly, go like lightning, haste, hasten,
highball, hotfoot, hustle, jog, make tracks, nip, peg, pelt, post,
rock, rocket, run, rush, scoot, scour, skeet, skin, smoke, speed,
stave, step on it, tatter, trot, whirl, whish, whisk, whiz, zip