Definitions for

Overview of noun urgency

The noun urgency has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) urgency

(the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity)

2. (1) urgency

(pressing importance requiring speedy action; "the urgency of his need")

3. urgency

(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. importunity, urgency, urging

(insistent solicitation and entreaty; "his importunity left me no alternative but to agree") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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