Definitions for urgency
ˈɜr dʒən siur·gen·cy
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word urgency.
the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity
pressing importance requiring speedy action
"the urgency of his need"
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"
importunity, urgency, urgingnoun
insistent solicitation and entreaty
"his importunity left me no alternative but to agree"
The quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure; as, the urgency of a demand or an occasion.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Pressure of difficulty or necessity.
Etymology: from urgent.
Being for some hours extremely pressed by the necessities of nature, I was under great difficulties between urgency and shame. Gulliver’s Travels.
Urgency refers to the state of requiring immediate attention or swift action, usually because of some form of pressing need or impending deadline. It conveys a sense of importance and priority.
the quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure; as, the urgency of a demand or an occasion
Urgency is the fourth album by Bellingham, Washington indie rock band The Pale Pacific.
The numerical value of urgency in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of urgency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
I think before I was trying to be respectful of other candidates. We haven't gone after the other candidates. But I think people want to see a sense of urgency, feel a sense of urgency. They want to see it, they want to feel it, and so we've started to articulate that.
We've got to play with more of a sense of urgency, tonight I feel like we didn't have the sense of urgency that we needed across the board. A team that has some young, talented players came ready to play. And we got beat.
Ask with urgency and passion.
Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit, a refuge from the goading urgency of contingent happenings.
**(C)(P)-THE URGENCY OF NOW-SITUATION DICTATES THAT WE ACT WITH DUE DILIGENCE AND COMPETENCE TO GET AND ACHIEVE OUR FOCUSED OBJECTIVES. DIFFICULT CONSEQUENCES MAY ARISE FROM DIFFICULT DECISIONS MADE. HINDSIGHT MAY ALWAYS TRY TO VALIDATE FORESIGHT, BUT ONLY IF FORESIGHT WAS PREDICTABLE IN ITS OUTCOMES!
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