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Entry Word: hurry
Function: noun
Text: 1 excited and often showy or disorderly speed <after all her hurry to get her history report done on time, Elizabeth learned that it wasn't due till the following week>
Synonyms haste, hastiness, hustle, precipitation, precipitousness, rush
Related Words bustle, flurry, flutter, scurry, scuttle, stir, whirl; beeline, dash, scramble, stampede; hotheadedness, impetuosity, impetuousness, impulsiveness, rashness; fleetness, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speed, speediness, swiftness; celerity, dispatch, expeditiousness, promptness
Near Antonyms dilatoriness, lateness, pokiness, procrastination, slowness; languor, leisureliness, lethargy, sluggishness, torpor; inaction, inactivity, inertia, inertness, quiescence
Antonyms deliberateness, deliberation
2 a high rate of movement or performance <a person who does everything in a hurry> -- see SPEED