Synonyms for exigent

Synonyms for (adj) exigent

Synonyms: exacting, exigent

Definition: requiring precise accuracy

Usage: an exacting job; became more exigent over his pronunciation

Similar words: demanding

Definition: requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill

Usage: found the job very demanding; a baby can be so demanding

Synonyms: insistent, instant, clamant, crying, exigent

Definition: demanding attention

Usage: clamant needs; a crying need; regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous- H.L.Mencken; insistent hunger; an instant need

Similar words: imperative

Definition: requiring attention or action

Usage: as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative; requests that grew more and more imperative

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