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Moving, acting, or taking place without haste or urgency:‘he began opening the drawers of his desk in an unhurried way’‘discover the region's unspoilt beauty and its easy, unhurried pace’‘the singing is unhurried’
leisurely, unhasty, leisured, easy, easy-going, relaxed, unrushed, slow, slow-moving, slow-going, slow and steadydeliberate, careful, cautious, sedate, measured, calmgradual, lingering, loiteringView synonyms
- ‘The strength of this production lies in its unhurried pace; far from boring us, it entertains in an elegant and original way.’
- ‘If one wants to appreciate the products at a leisurely and unhurried pace, then Crafts Bazar is the place.’
- ‘She stood amidst the subtle sight finding serenity in its unhurried pace.’
- ‘His style is much the same here as on those discs: calm, unhurried, and deliberate.’
- ‘The pace is unhurried and silence almost never impedes the flow of events.’
- ‘Her pace is unhurried, and she is careful to keep her balance despite the weight of her baby and the pain shooting up and down her spine.’
- ‘The pace of life, as with the mainland, is easy and unhurried.’
- ‘We're adopting a relaxed and unhurried attitude to the house sale.’
- ‘Watching the clock on my bedside table, I saw the numbers change before my eyes with painfully unhurried pace.’
- ‘The comic book format allows the story to be told at a controlled, unhurried pace, without the artificial constraint of a two-hour movie.’
- ‘The delightful sense of unhurried leisure is what the movie has to show us, and it comfortably inhabits its own airy space.’
- ‘It has the same languorous sense of vast skies and unhurried pace.’
- ‘The pace is unhurried, the treatment is even-handed, and the effect is fascinating.’
- ‘All work must be undertaken carefully and in a slow unhurried manner.’
- ‘It was calm, unhurried and peaceful one day in the year when time seemed to literally slow down.’
- ‘There was an unusual easiness, a calm and unhurried pace to everything.’
- ‘They seemed to be dredging, but at a remarkably unhurried pace.’
- ‘I find it quite difficult to connect with others in a normal, unhurried, relaxed way.’
- ‘The pace is unhurried, the shocks cushioned by good manner.’
- ‘Don't let the ads fool you into thinking this is some kind of edgy French thriller, by the way, or you'll be too annoyed by its unhurried pace to enjoy it.’
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