Hurried in a sentence

The word "hurried" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of hurried and how to use it in a sentence.

This website focus on english words and example sentences, so everyone can learn how to use them. Easily browse through english vocabulary, listen the sentences or copy them.

Definition of Hurried

  • Urged on; hastened; going or working at speed; as, a hurried writer; a hurried life.
  • Done in a hurry; hence, imperfect; careless; as, a hurried job.
  • moving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste

How to use hurried in a sentence. Hurried pronunciation.

Presently he realised a low, hurried knocking at his door.
play
copy
The sweetly piercing, resonant voice of the Muezzin rang far and commandingly on the clear evening air, and from bazaar and crowded street the faithful silently hurried to the mosques, leaving their slippers at the door, while others knelt where the call found them, and touched their foreheads to the ground.
play
copy
During his last speech her resolution had been quickly matured, and hardly had he turned his back and crossed the threshold, than she hurried up to her bed, wrapped the trembling greyhound in the coverlet, took it in her arms like a child, and ran into the sitting-room with her light burden; the shutters were still open of the window through which Hermas had fled into the open.
play
copy
If he hurried forward to save her by a hasty grip, and if this manoeuvre failed, she would fling herself irredeemably into the abyss: if he left her to herself, the stone to which she clung would get looser and looser, and as soon as it fell she would certainly fall too.
play
copy
Cobb, when he no longer feared that the house would be burnt down, hurried to inquire after Louise.
play
copy
But haven't you hurried it too much?
play
copy
They proved a perfect fit; and that very night the overjoyed woman hurried to the prayer-meeting to announce that in answer to prayer the Lord had sent her the shoes.
play
copy
And now various neighbors hurried in, proclaiming that the whole valley lay thickly covered with hail-stones, _down to the very edge of the parsonage fields, but the latter_ had been quite spared.
play
copy
With cheerful steps he hurried home, and in long and imploring prayer, asked for help and forgiveness in this, his neglect of trust in one so rich and generous.
play
copy
She hurried back, brought in her money, counted it out on his table, and there _were just three hundred thalers_, six rouleaux of fifty thalers each.
play
copy
And so, without listening to the answer, she hurried away.
play
copy
Again she was examining the room with hurried glance; upon him her eyes did not turn.
play
copy
To her astonishment, the envelope contained but a hurried line.
play
copy
I shall make a hurried tour through the West Indian Islands, then cross to the States, and travel by land to New York or Boston, seeing all I can afford to on the way.
play
copy
At that moment there was a sound of hurried footsteps; a shadowy form glided toward them from the depth of the thicket, and the next instant Camors recognized Madame de Tecle.
play
copy
Gen. Kent, with this end in view, forced the head of his column alongside of the cavalry column as far as the narrow trail permitted, and thus hurried his arrival at the San Juan and the formation beyond that stream.
play
copy
Coming down again to my Lord, he told me that news was come that the Queen is landed; at which I took leave, and by coach hurried to White Hall, the bells ringing in several places; but I found there no such matter, nor anything like it.
play
copy
Popanilla's attention was so distracted by the variety, the number, the novelty, and the noise of the objects which were incessantly hurried upon his observation, that he found no time to speak; and as his companion, though exceedingly polite, was a man of few words, conversation rather flagged.
play
copy
Dickinson hurried away, without further words.
play
copy
Jane hurried out, followed by Dickinson.
play
copy

Examples of Hurried

Example #1
He threw a hand over his eyes, and sprang up.
Example #2
Then he raised his head, as though not conscious of what was breaking the course of his thoughts.
Example #3
In his palace by the Nile, Harrik, the half-brother of the Prince Pasha, heard it, and breaking off from conversation with two urgent visitors, passed to an alcove near, dropping a curtain behind him.
Example #4
Kneeling reverently on the solitary furniture of the room-a prayer-rug from Medina-he lost himself as completely in his devotions as though his life were an even current of unforbidden acts and motives.
Example #5
With the help of a stool she took the same way, let herself slip down from the sill into the street, and hastened on without aim or goal-inspired only by the wish to escape durance in the dark room, and to burst every bond that tied her to her hated mate-up the church-hill and along the road which lead over the mountain to the sea.
Example #6
If she could not contrive to help her self she was a prisoner, and without air, light, and freedom she could not live.