AskDefine | Define unhurried

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unhurried adj
1 relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste; "people strolling about in an unhurried way"; "an unhurried walk"; "spoke in a calm and unhurried voice" [ant: hurried]
2 capable of accepting delay with equanimity; "was unhurried with the small children"

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From un- + hurry + -ed.



  1. Not hurried; not rushed.
    She proceeded at a moderate, unhurried pace.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

ambling, calm, casual, cautious, circumspect, claudicant, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, deliberate, dilatory, easy, easygoing, faltering, flagging, foot-dragging, gentle, gradual, halting, hasteless, hobbled, hobbling, idle, inactive, indolent, laggard, languid, languorous, lazy, leisurely, limping, lumbering, moderate, poking, poky, relaxed, reluctant, sauntering, sedate, shuffling, slack, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, snail-paced, snaillike, staggering, steady, strolling, tentative, toddling, tortoiselike, tottering, trudging, turtlelike, unhasty, waddling
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