Synonyms and Antonyms of exigent

  1. needing immediate attention <started his workday with a flood of exigent matters that required his quick decision> Synonyms burning, clamant, compelling, critical, crying, dire, emergent, acute, imperative, imperious, importunate, instant, necessitous, pressing, urgentRelated Words demanding, extreme, immediate, insistent, intense, overriding; crucial, desperate, grave, life-and-death (also life-or-death), serious, severe, vital; dangerous, explosive, hazardous, perilous, precarious, unstableNear Antonyms incidental, low-pressure, minor, negligible, trivial, unimportant; nonthreatening, safe, stableAntonyms noncritical, nonurgent

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