Definition of rushed in English:



  • 1Done or completed too hurriedly; hasty.

    ‘a rushed job’
    • ‘Rushed work by the harassment officer never gave the man a chance to state his own case.’
    • ‘The characters, setting and story did not convince me and the ending seemed rushed.’
    • ‘The A-B Budweiser is rushed out in 21 days for the world market.’
    • ‘An evidential rushed effort to complete telling the tale (maybe to meet a tight deadline?) seem to plagued the book's finalising chapters.’
    • ‘The end of the semester seemed very rushed to get through material.’
    • ‘Several have been carried out under the government's recently enacted internment legislation, which was rushed through parliament with minimum debate.’
    • ‘Buying a home is never something that should be rushed.’
    • ‘Then we have various counties in Florida being rushed through the recounting process.’
    • ‘They are unlikely to be rushed into any commitment with Sri Lanka.’
    • ‘In America strict regulations governing ship movements near ports have been rushed into place.’
    • ‘The editing job was probably rushed from all indications.’
    • ‘In both cases, the new redistricting laws are being rushed through at the end of a legislative session.’
    • ‘The Bill is to be rushed through the Commons this week, with all its parliamentary stages completed by the Christmas recess.’
    • ‘They were riding high for a few years, despite a couple of spectacular failures among products that were rushed to market.’
    • ‘The political parties ' rushed discussion on the reform programs may be a result of their desperate attempt to calm the public outrage over corrupt politics.’
    • ‘Some proponents of murder theories had previously suggested a harried and rushed embalming process.’
    • ‘From my point of view, I won't be rushed into making a move.’
    • ‘The control orders were rushed through parliament earlier this month in the face of widespread opposition.’
    • ‘Not rushed, not with an agenda to get somewhere else.’
    • ‘Had those with the means not rushed to fill the void, who knows what would have been left.’
    hasty, fast, speedy, quick, swift, rapid, hurried, brisk, expeditious
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    1. 1.1 (of a person) short of time; hurrying.
      ‘I'm too rushed to do it’
      • ‘The foal, reportedly in critical condition, was rushed to an equine veterinary clinic.’
      • ‘The son was then rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.’
      • ‘Neighbour Reg Noice, 42, also rushed next door in an attempt to rescue Louie.’
      • ‘Being rushed to hospital by ambulance can be a nauseating business.’
      • ‘A critically injured Tenge was rushed to St Dominic's Hospital by ambulance.’
      • ‘The injured personnel were rushed to hospital in nearby Sopore town.’
      • ‘He was rushed to hospital where he is stable.’
      • ‘Tonight, we'll have a look at British troops being rushed to the region.’
      • ‘She was rushed to Southampton General Hospital with what were first reported to be life threatening injuries.’
      • ‘There were also reports of Iraqi reinforcements being rushed towards the airport from Baghdad itself.’
      • ‘She told me about how she was rushed to the OR, wondering what her future would hold.’
      • ‘With the pain getting worse overnight, he was rushed to an intensive care unit at a local hospital.’
      • ‘He was rushed to Queen Mary's Hospital, in Sidcup, where he was treated for head injuries.’
      • ‘Paramilitary forces have also been rushed to the strife-torn state.’
      • ‘On his raising the alarm, Chhel Chand was rushed to a local nursing home by some farmers working in the fields.’
      • ‘Both the players were rushed to a private hospital here where Jarnail Singh succumbed to his injuries.’
      • ‘His brother, Jackson Foo Wong, who weighed 2 pounds, 13 ounces, was rushed to intensive care.’
      • ‘He was then rushed into the operating room for some laser surgery.’
      • ‘Being rushed off my feet for the best part of 12 hours made daylight playtime impossible.’
      • ‘The victims were rushed to the sub district hospital here where three of them were declared dead.’
      in a hurry, running about, run off one's feet, rushing about, dashing about, pushed for time, pressed for time, time-poor
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