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  1. simple past tense and past participle of flurry


flurried (comparative more flurried, superlative most flurried)

  1. Agitated, confused.
    • 1847, Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights, I:
      “Come, come,” he said, “you are flurried, Mr. Lockwood. Here, take a little wine.”
    • 1907, E.M. Forster, The Longest Journey, Part I, VII [Uniform ed., p. 87]:
      I met one of your dons at tea, and he said that your degree was not in the least a proof of your abilities: he said that you knocked up and got flurried in examinations.