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urgency

noun

Synonyms of urgency

the condition of being very important and needing immediate attention
  • The urgency of the situation meant that we needed to start right away.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for urgency

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for urgency

  • back burner
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The first known use of urgency was in 1540

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“Urgency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/urgency. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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