Synonyms for urgency

Synonyms for (noun) urgency

Synonyms: urgency

Definition: pressing importance requiring speedy action

Usage: the urgency of his need

Similar words: importance

Definition: the quality of being important and worthy of note

Usage: the importance of a well-balanced diet


Synonyms: importunity, urgency, urging

Definition: insistent solicitation and entreaty

Usage: his importunity left me no alternative but to agree

Similar words: solicitation

Definition: an entreaty addressed to someone of superior status

Usage: a solicitation to the king for relief


Synonyms: urgency

Definition: an urgent situation calling for prompt action

Usage: I'll be there, barring any urgencies; they departed hurriedly because of some great urgency in their affairs

Similar words: situation

Definition: a complex or critical or unusual difficulty

Usage: the dangerous situation developed suddenly; that's quite a situation; no human situation is simple


Synonyms: urgency

Definition: the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity

Similar words: necessity

Definition: the condition of being essential or indispensable