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ˌɪm pɔrˈtu nɪ ti, -ˈtyu-im·por·tu·ni·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. importunity, urgency, urgingnoun

    insistent solicitation and entreaty

    "his importunity left me no alternative but to agree"


  1. importunitynoun

    Unseasonableness; an unsuitable or inappropriate time.

  2. importunitynoun

    A constant and insistent demanding.

  3. Etymology: From importunité, from importunitas.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Importunitynoun

    Incessant solicitation.

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Importunitynoun

    the quality of being importunate; pressing or pertinacious solicitation; urgent request; incessant or frequent application; troublesome pertinacity

  2. Etymology: [L. importunitas unsuitableness, rudeness: cf. F. importunit.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of importunity in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of importunity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    one of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid
    • A. swag
    • B. jocularity
    • C. ventricle
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