Definitions for importunity
ˌɪm pɔrˈtu nɪ ti, -ˈtyu-im·por·tu·ni·ty
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importunity, urgency, urgingnoun
insistent solicitation and entreaty
"his importunity left me no alternative but to agree"
Unseasonableness; an unsuitable or inappropriate time.
A constant and insistent demanding.
Etymology: From importunité, from importunitas.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: importunitas, Lat. importunité, French, from importunate.
Overcome with the importunity of his wife, a woman of a haughty spirit, he altered his former purpose. Richard Knolles.
Thrice I deluded her, and turn'd to sport
Her importunity. John Milton, Agonistes.
the quality of being importunate; pressing or pertinacious solicitation; urgent request; incessant or frequent application; troublesome pertinacity
Etymology: [L. importunitas unsuitableness, rudeness: cf. F. importunit.]
The numerical value of importunity in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of importunity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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