Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Acting, proceeding, or done without haste; slow.

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  • adjective Not hurried; not rushed.

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  • adjective relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste
  • adjective capable of accepting delay with equanimity

Etymologies

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From un- + hurry + -ed.

Examples

  • I have myself taken issue with some of Birkerts's more uninformed outbursts, but his concern for "unhurried" reading is usually expressed in an equally unhurried analysis of the act of reading (specifically reading fiction), not as the high dudgeon of a book critic protesting his imminent loss of status.

    Turning Pages

  • I have myself taken issue with some of Birkerts's more uninformed outbursts, but his concern for "unhurried" reading is usually expressed in an equally unhurried analysis of the act of reading (specifically reading fiction), not as the high dudgeon of a book critic protesting his imminent loss of status.

    The Reading Experience

  • I have myself taken issue with some of Birkerts's more uninformed outbursts, but his concern for "unhurried" reading is usually expressed in an equally unhurried analysis of the act of reading (specifically reading fiction), not as the high dudgeon of a book critic protesting his imminent loss of status.

    April 2010

  • I have myself taken issue with some of Birkerts's more uninformed outbursts, but his concern for "unhurried" reading is usually expressed in an equally unhurried analysis of the act of reading (specifically reading fiction), not as the high dudgeon of a book critic protesting his imminent loss of status.

    Art and Culture

  • CycleStreets, a nationwide project, which provides users with suggestions for cycle friendly routes and allows them to choose for either an "unhurried" or "quick" ride.

    The Register

  • CycleStreets, a nationwide project, which provides users with suggestions for cycle friendly routes and allows them to choose for either an "unhurried" or "quick" ride.

    The Register

  • You glossed over the part where I conceded that one could make the case that a laid back unhurried lifestyle may be a more pleasant life to live.

    Time is not money in Mexico.

  • You glossed over the part where I conceded that one could make the case that a laid back unhurried lifestyle may be a more pleasant life to live.

    Time is not money in Mexico.

  • Mr. Carreño, substituting for the indisposed Maxim Beloserkovsky, supported Ms. Dvorovenko with strength and confidence, dancing with much of his usual impressive pliancy and unhurried finesse, even at this late stage of his career.

    These Ladies of the Lake Sprout No Feathers

  • The menu is a blend of inventive and simple, and there's something transporting about an unhurried meal with friends out on the leafy patio.

    Take Monday Off: Santa Fe and Taos

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