What does urgency mean?

Definitions for urgencyˈɜr dʒən si

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word urgency.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. urgency(noun)

    the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity

  2. urgency(noun)

    pressing importance requiring speedy action

    "the urgency of his need"

  3. urgency(noun)

    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"

  4. importunity, urgency, urging(noun)

    insistent solicitation and entreaty

    "his importunity left me no alternative but to agree"


  1. urgency(Noun)

    The quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure; as, the urgency of a demand or an occasion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Urgency(noun)

    the quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure; as, the urgency of a demand or an occasion


  1. Urgency

    Urgency is the fourth album by Bellingham, Washington indie rock band The Pale Pacific.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of urgency in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of urgency in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Arthur Balfour:

    Ask with urgency and passion.

  2. Chris Covelli:

    There’s a major sense of urgency on our part.

  3. Debbie Stabenow:

    There needs to be a sense of urgency to get this done.

  4. Jennifer Aulwes:

    This, I think, heightens our level of urgency about it.

  5. Olivier Martins:

    I asked the judge for his release as a matter of urgency.

Images & Illustrations of urgency

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