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Synonyms for urgent
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pressing, urgent(adj)

    compelling immediate action

    "too pressing to permit of longer delay"; "the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'"; "bridges in urgent need of repair"

    Synonyms:
    pressing

    Antonyms:
    beseeching, imploring, pleading

Wiktionary

  1. urgent(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    pressing

  2. urgent(adjective)

    Requiring immediate attention.

    An urgent appeal was sent out for assistance.

    Synonyms:
    pressing

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. urgent

    Synonyms:
    pressing, imperative, immediate, importunate, forcible, strenuous, serious, grave, momentous, indeferrible

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, insignificant, trifling, trivial, deferrable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. urgent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pressing, cogent, importunate, pertinacious, earnestly solicitous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. urgent(a)

    Synonyms:
    pressing, imperative, insistent, exigent, importunate, pertinacious, imperious

How to pronounce urgent?

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How to use urgent in a sentence?

  1. Denis Krivosheev:

    This chilling `confession' from a separatist fighter, alongside video evidence and testimony from witnesses, and the mounting evidence of abuses of captives by both sides, highlights the urgent need for an independent investigation into this and all other allegations of abuses in this conflict which began a year ago.

  2. Jerry Nadler:

    The threat is urgent. If we do not act -- now — what happens next will be our responsibility as well as Jerry Nadler.

  3. Thomas Perriello:

    The most urgent thing is a regionally-mediated dialogue that will deal with the crisis itself.

  4. Parliament Damian Collins:

    After New FIFA requested urgent information from the Bahrain FA regarding the misappropriation of funds, Sheikh Salman did not comment until early December 2009, at which point Sheikh Salman denied those claims, however the Bahrain FA did not dispute the contents of the leaked documents.

  5. Simon Stuart:

    Their decline can have serious knock-on effects on other species and the many benefits provided by nature, while it is encouraging to see some positive outcomes of conservation action, this update is an important wake-up call, showing that urgent efforts need to be taken to protect these species.


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