Definition of unhurried in US English:



  • 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 unspoiled beauty and its easy, unhurried pace’
    ‘the singing is unhurried’
    • ‘All work must be undertaken carefully and in a slow unhurried manner.’
    • ‘The delightful sense of unhurried leisure is what the movie has to show us, and it comfortably inhabits its own airy space.’
    • ‘There was an unusual easiness, a calm and unhurried pace to everything.’
    • ‘The pace is unhurried and silence almost never impedes the flow of events.’
    • ‘If one wants to appreciate the products at a leisurely and unhurried pace, then Crafts Bazar is the place.’
    • ‘Watching the clock on my bedside table, I saw the numbers change before my eyes with painfully unhurried pace.’
    • ‘We're adopting a relaxed and unhurried attitude to the house sale.’
    • ‘The pace is unhurried, the shocks cushioned by good manner.’
    • ‘She stood amidst the subtle sight finding serenity in its unhurried pace.’
    • ‘The pace is unhurried, the treatment is even-handed, and the effect is fascinating.’
    • ‘It has the same languorous sense of vast skies and unhurried pace.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The strength of this production lies in its unhurried pace; far from boring us, it entertains in an elegant and original way.’
    • ‘The comic book format allows the story to be told at a controlled, unhurried pace, without the artificial constraint of a two-hour movie.’
    • ‘They seemed to be dredging, but at a remarkably unhurried pace.’
    • ‘It was calm, unhurried and peaceful one day in the year when time seemed to literally slow down.’
    • ‘The pace of life, as with the mainland, is easy and unhurried.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I find it quite difficult to connect with others in a normal, unhurried, relaxed way.’
    • ‘His style is much the same here as on those discs: calm, unhurried, and deliberate.’
    leisurely, unhasty, leisured, easy, easy-going, relaxed, unrushed, slow, slow-moving, slow-going, slow and steady
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