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Synonyms for urgent
ˈɜr dʒəntur·gent

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  1. urgentadjective


  2. urgentadjective

    Requiring immediate attention.

    An urgent appeal was sent out for assistance.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. urgent

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

    unimportant, insignificant, trifling, trivial, deferrable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pressing, urgentadjective

    compelling immediate action

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


    beseeching, imploring, pleading

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. urgentadjective

    pressing, cogent, importunate, pertinacious, earnestly solicitous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. urgentadjective

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

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How to use urgent in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister Habib Essid:

    We know very well reforms come at an expensive price, but we need social peace in the coming period to push ahead with urgent changes due the critical economic situation.

  2. Katherine Ornstein:

    It really speaks to the fact that the challenging job of a caregiver is not necessarily restricted to a few months before one dies, certainly individuals are more vulnerable at the end of life. Support for caregivers may be more urgent at the end of life but important through critical illness.

  3. Carolyn Maloney:

    To those who still claim there are no delays and that these reports are just conspiracy theories, I hope this new data causes them to re-think their position and support our urgent legislation today.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    This document prompts serious and urgent questions about the timing, manner and justification of the Administration's decision to engage in hostilities against Iran.

  5. Pavel Mamai:

    The government needs to understand that if it wants these companies to be run properly, then it needs to create an environment where the new CEOs can function, the CEO changes make the task of fixing Eskom and SAA more urgent.

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