Hurried vs Hastened - What's the difference?

hurried | hastened |


As verbs the difference between hurried and hastened

is that hurried is (hurry) while hastened is (hasten).

As an adjective hurried

is  done in a hurry; rushed.

hurried

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • ┬áDone in a hurry; rushed.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (hurry)
  • hastened

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (hasten)

  • hasten

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To move in a quick fashion.
  • To make someone speed up or make something happen quicker.
  • * Bible, Psalms lv. 8
  • I would hasten my escape from the windy storm.
  • * 2008 , Bradley Simpson, Economists with Guns , page 7:
  • [...] and prescribed policies and packages of military, economic and technical assistance to hasten their inevitable march toward development and modernity.
  • To cause some scheduled event to happen earlier.
  • Synonyms

    * rush * hurry * See also * (speed up) accelerate

    Derived terms

    * hastener

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