As verbs the difference between hurried and hastened
is that hurried
) while hastened
As an adjective hurried
is done in a hurry; rushed.
To move in a quick fashion.
To make someone speed up or make something happen quicker.
* Bible, Psalms lv. 8
* 2008 , Bradley Simpson, Economists with Guns , page 7:
- I would hasten my escape from the windy storm.
To cause some scheduled event to happen earlier.
- [...] and prescribed policies and packages of military, economic and technical assistance to hasten their inevitable march toward development and modernity.
* See also
* (speed up) accelerate