importunity

noun im·por·tu·ni·ty \ ˌim-pər-ˈtü-nə-tē , -ˈtyü- \

Definition of importunity

plural importunities
1 : the quality or state of being importunate
2 : an importunate request or demand

Examples of importunity in a Sentence

  1. overwhelmed by the often conflicting importunities of pressure groups

First Known Use of importunity

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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