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Synonyms for urgency
ˈɜr dʒən si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. urgency(noun)

    the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity

    Synonyms:
    importunity, urging

  2. urgency(noun)

    pressing importance requiring speedy action

    "the urgency of his need"

    Synonyms:
    importunity, urging

  3. urgency(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    importunity, urging

  4. importunity, urgency, urging(noun)

    insistent solicitation and entreaty

    "his importunity left me no alternative but to agree"

    Synonyms:
    goading, spurring, prod, goad, importunity, urging, prodding, spur

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. urgency

    Necessity is the quality of being necessary, or the quality of that which can not but be, become, or be true, or be accepted as true. Need and want always imply a lack; necessity may be used in this sense, but in the higher philosophical sense necessity simply denotes the exclusion of any alternative either in thought or fact; righteousness is a necessity (not a need) of the divine nature. Need suggests the possibility of supplying the deficiency which want expresses; to speak of a person's want of decision merely points out a weakness in his character; to say that he has need of decision implies that he can exercise or attain it. As applied to a deficiency, necessity is more imperative than need; a weary person is in need of rest; when rest becomes a necessity he has no choice but to stop work. An essential is something, as a quality, or element, that belongs to the essence of something else so as to be inseparable from it in its normal condition, or in any complete idea or statement of it. Compare NECESSARY; PREDESTINATION.

    Synonyms:
    compulsion, destiny, emergency, essential, exigency, extremity, fatality, fate, indispensability, indispensableness, necessity, need, requirement, requisite, sine qua non, unavoidableness, want

    Antonyms:
    choice, contingency, doubt, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiousness, fortuity, freedom, option, possibility, uncertainty

    Preposition:
    The necessity of surrender; a necessity for action; this is a necessity to me.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. urgency(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pressure, press, exigency, emergency, stress, necessity, pressing want

  2. urgency(n.)

    Synonyms:
    importunity, entreaty, insistence, solicitation

  3. urgency(n.)

    Synonyms:
    incitement, stimulus, spur, goad

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. urgency(n)

    Synonyms:
    insistence, pressure, importunity, exigency, stress, necessity, incitement

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    urgent, emergency, urgence, exigency, haste, emergencies, urgently

How to pronounce urgency?

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Karen
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Veena
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How to say urgency in sign language?

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How to use urgency in a sentence?

  1. Lyall Grant:

    We hope that this exhibition will serve as a reminder of the imperative to pursue a political solution to the conflict with utmost urgency to end the suffering of the Syrian people.

  2. Eric Garcetti:

    We all understand the urgency that this situation requires, and what is at stake, i applaud the Los Angeles City Council for their action today in earmarking a necessary initial investment that helps launch my comprehensive plan to tackle homelessness.

  3. Michael Jones:

    The huge volume of petitions being created right now speaks to the urgency, concern and anxiety that millions of Americans feel as the COVID-19 pandemic dominates our day-to-day lives.

  4. Grocery Manufacturers Association:

    One small state's law is setting labeling standards for consumers across the country, this announcement should give new urgency to the need for action on a national law when the Senate returns from its recess in April.

  5. Debbie Stabenow:

    There needs to be a sense of urgency to get this done.


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