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

4 senses of urgency

Sense 1
urgency -- (the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity)
       => necessity -- (the condition of being essential or indispensable)

Sense 2
urgency -- (pressing importance requiring speedy action; "the urgency of his need")
       => importance -- (the quality of being important and worthy of note; "the importance of a well-balanced diet")

Sense 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")
       => situation -- (a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple")

Sense 4
importunity, urgency, urging -- (insistent solicitation and entreaty; "his importunity left me no alternative but to agree")
       => solicitation -- (an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status; "a solicitation to the king for relief")

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