Recent Examples of urgency from the Web
The assumption that Clinton would win contributed to the lack of urgency.
Privately, Harbaugh and Newsome understand the sense of urgency that always surrounds this team, but is more prevalent in 2017.
Orlando has an opportunity to lay the groundwork for their next successful team this summer, but a lack of urgency and resources pushes down their pressure relative to other teams.
This Biennial is arguably the best in years, and perhaps the best ever in its combination of demographics, aesthetics and political urgency.
There is a sense of urgency, but whether that is enough is the multibillion-dollar question.
The recent rebound in oil prices and recovery in Russia’s economy have further eroded whatever sense of urgency the Kremlin may have felt.
Churchill’s flamboyant extroversion, his skills with speech, and the urgency of a desperate wartime defense led him to a communal triumph that did much to shape our world today.
But the proliferation of votes is feeding electoral fatigue, leading to greater disillusionment in politics and more urgency to find a solution.
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First Known Use of urgency
URGENCY Defined for Kids
Definition of urgency for Students
: the quality or state of requiring immediate action or attention “Let's get out of here!” he said with a sense of urgency.
Medical Definition of urgency
: a sudden compelling need to urinate or defecate
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