importuning

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Verb[edit]

importuning

  1. present participle of importune

Noun[edit]

importuning (plural importunings)

  1. The act by which somebody is importuned; pleading harassment.
    • 2001, Dana Stabenow, The Singing of the Dead, →ISBN, page 185:
      She should never have married him, never have yielded to his importunings, never have weakened in her determination to provide for herself and her son.