harried harried  /ˈhɛ rid/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
  2. (v) annoy continually or chronically
  3. (v) make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes

Usage(s):

  1. His 7,000 Italian troops, harried from position to position by the British all spring, were a mixed lot to look at.
  2. To make matters worse, as the crack epidemic began in the 1980s, harried cops had no time to construct elaborate criminal profiles.
  3. Reminds harried city moms why they chose to raise their families in such a grueling, exhilarating environment.

News

  1. A Diet Program for Dads

    Metropolitan Diary: A harried father describes a 10-step program that began with taking his child to the park.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. City Room: Metropolitan Diary: Diet Program for Dads

    Metropolitan Diary: A harried father describes a 10-step program that began with taking his child to the park.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Letter: ACLU calls school board's decision to charge students for 7th hour 'misguided and illegal'

    Related: Ann Arbor school board saves high school busing, reading intervention in harried budget decision The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan issued a letter to the Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education and Superintendent Patricia Green Wednesday...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: MLive.com

Quotes

  1. Robins said: "It was the same for both teams. All over the park we competed, certainly in the first half. We harried them and caused them to make mistakes and we defended well. That is the first time we have dominated a game against Rochdale. We had...
    on Aug 24, 2009 By: Mark Robins Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "Lou looks really harried," said Assemblyman Van Tran (R- Costa Mesa), who talked to Correa as the two lawmakers waited at the Sacramento airport to board a plane to Orange County. "He made some promises, and he would like to keep them."
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: Van Tran Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "Let us remember that the Mormons of a century ago were a persecuted and prosecuted minority, harried from place to place, the victims of violence and occasionally murder, while today, in the short space of 100 years, their faith and works are known...
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: John F Kennedy Source: Salt Lake Tribune

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