urgency

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urgency ‎(plural urgencies)

  1. The quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure
    the urgency of a demand
    I have this sudden urgency to use the toilet.
    • 2011 September 24, David Ornstein, “Arsenal 3 - 0 Bolton”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Arsenal lacked urgency and inspiration until shortly before half-time, Wheater's block denying Van Persie from close range before Walcott drilled wide.

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