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noun as in desire

noun as in insistence

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noun as in insistency

noun as in persistency

noun as in urgency

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Example Sentences

Bruce, however, sternly refused to disorder his array, but at last yielded to his importunity.

To give is to act; we do not suffer any pains by our liberality, nor by yielding to the importunity or necessity of postulants.

Meta was sure that Norman had known it the whole time, and he owned to having guessed it from Harry's importunity for the search.

Cuthbert's importunity in the matter is clearly set forth in60 a deposition by Henry Johnson, one of Alleyn's tenants.

But this was almost certainly a bronze lamp in the form of a bird, which they produced to appease her importunity.


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On this page you'll find 164 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to importunity, such as: application, bid, call, claim, demand, and overture.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.