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  Definition of Urgency
  1. pressing importance requiring speedy action; "the urgency of his need"
  2. insistent solicitation and entreaty; "his importunity left me no alternative but to agree"
  3. an urgent situation calling for prompt action; "I''ll be there, barring any urgencies"; "they departed hurriedly because of some great urgency in their affairs"
  4. the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity
Similar Words: importunity, urging

 

Hyponyms: edge, sharpness, imperativeness, insistence, insistency, instancy, hurry, haste, press, pressure, criticality, criticalness, cruciality

 

Derivational Morphology: recommend, urge, advocate

 

 
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