Exigency

Definition of Exigency

Ex´i`gen`cy
n.1.The state of being exigent; urgent or exacting want; pressing necessity or distress; need; a case demanding immediate action, supply, or remedy; as, an unforeseen exigency.

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case of need, climacteric, clutch, compulsion, constraint, contingency, convergence of events, crisis, critical juncture, critical point, crossroads, crucial period, crunch, demandingness, dire necessity, drive, emergency, exigence, extremity, high pressure, hinge, immediacy, imperative, imperativeness, importunacy, importunateness, importunity, impulse, impulsion, insistence, matter of necessity, pass, persistence, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, pinch, predicament, press, pressingness, pressure, push, rash impulse, rub, strait, stress, tension, turn, turning, turning point, urge, urgency, urgent need
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