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importunity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of importunity

  1. 1 something that someone insists upon having <overwhelmed by the often conflicting importunities of pressure groups> Synonyms claim, dun, demand, requisition, ultimatumRelated Words desire, request, want, wish; drive, need, requirement, stipulation; basic, essential, must; imposition; condition, provision

  2. 2 the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another <resented the importunity of those door-to-door Bible-thumpers> Synonyms aggravation, bedevilment, botheration, bothering, bugging, disturbance, harassment, harrying, annoyance, pestering, teasing, vexationRelated Words aggro [British], molestation, offense (or offence), persecution, provocation, torment, torture; devilment, devilry, mischief




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