Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being hurried.
- n. overly eager speed (and possible carelessness)
“Another thing that hurt the story was the occasional use of run-on sentences meant, I suppose, to convey the hurriedness of the speaker but instead were long winded interruptions to the flow of the story.”
“However, denying an individual a firearm because of simple hurriedness/unkemptness fits (1) and (2) because the customer may return at a later time with a different mindset/wardrobe.”
“Another thing that hurt the story was the occasional use of run-on sentences meant, I suppose, to convey the hurriedness of the speaker but instead were longwinded interruptions to the flow of the story.”
“Using various sensors that detect and store information on the drivers' preferences at home and at work, driving conditions the car can gauge the driver's level of skill & hurriedness.”
“And it mostly comes off well as a fast-paced story but there were a few problems in its hurriedness.”
“I happen to be one of only eight people on the planet who didn't find the ending of The Crimson Petal and the White rushed and unsatisfactory I guess once you've got a couple of Neal Stephensons under your belt, Faber's hurriedness doesn't even register.”
“There's no sense of hurriedness at these terminals; the plane is waiting for you if you're late, ready for you if you're early.”
“Presence means you are temporarily free from worry and hurriedness.”
“Though not essential by any means and suffering from a feeling of hurriedness and spots of vocal shakiness, '...”
“These and many others were buried while yet alive, their features plainly telling of the agonizing thoughts that flashed across their minds at the moment of death, and every detail about them telling of the hurriedness of their attempted flight.”
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