Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun imperativeness

2 senses of imperativeness

Sense 1
imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressure -- (the state of demanding notice or attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters")
       => urgency -- (the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity)

Sense 2
imperativeness, instancy -- (the quality of being insistent; "he pressed his demand with considerable instancy")
       => urgency -- (pressing importance requiring speedy action; "the urgency of his need")

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