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The synonyms of “Exigent” are: exacting, clamant, crying, insistent, instant, serious, important, all-important, profound, significant, momentous, weighty, of great consequence
Exigent as an Adjective
Definitions of "Exigent" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “exigent” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Requiring precise accuracy.
- Demanding attention.
- Demanding attention- H.L.Mencken.
- Pressing; demanding.
Synonyms of "Exigent" as an adjective (13 Words)
|all-important||Of the greatest importance.|
|clamant||Demanding attention- H.L.Mencken.|
The proper use of biotechnology has become a clamant question.
A crying shame.
|exacting||Making great demands on one’s skill, attention, or other resources.|
Certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements.
|important||Important in effect or meaning.|
Recited the decree with an important air.
|insistent||Demanding attention- H.L.Mencken.|
A telephone started ringing loud and insistent.
|instant||Prepared quickly and with little effort.|
We can t promise instant solutions.
|momentous||Of great importance or significance, especially in having a bearing on future events.|
A momentous decision.
|of great consequence||Of major significance or importance.|
|profound||(of a state, quality, or emotion) very great or intense.|
Profound social changes.
|serious||Acting or speaking sincerely and in earnest, rather than in a joking or half-hearted manner.|
Actors who are serious about their work.
|significant||Suggesting a meaning or message that is not explicitly stated.|
A significant change in tax laws.
|weighty||Of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought.|
Usage Examples of "Exigent" as an adjective
- Became more exigent over his pronunciation.
- Regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous.
- The exigent demands of her contemporaries' music took a toll on her voice.
Associations of "Exigent" (30 Words)
|ambulance||Convey in an ambulance.|
We called an ambulance.
|emergency||Arising from or used in an emergency.|
Survival packs were carried in case of emergency.
|entreaty||Earnest or urgent request.|
An entreaty to stop the fighting.
|exigency||A pressing or urgent situation.|
The health care exigency.
|extemporaneous||Spoken or done without preparation.|
An extemporaneous speech.
|extempore||Without prior preparation.|
An extempore speech.
|extemporize||Manage in a makeshift way; do with whatever is at hand.|
He extemporized at the piano.
|immediate||Immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect.|
Coronary thrombosis was the immediate cause of death.
|immediately||In direct or very close relation.|
They would be the states most immediately affected by any such action.
In imminent danger.
|impending||(of an event regarded as threatening or significant) about to happen; forthcoming.|
A fortune teller with dire warnings about impending doom.
|imperative||A verb or phrase in the imperative mood.|
Immediate action was imperative.
|impromptu||Done without being planned, organized, or rehearsed.|
An impromptu press conference.
|improvise||Perform without preparation.|
I improvised a costume for myself out of an old blue dress.
|improvised||Done or made using whatever is available.|
We slept on improvised beds.
|impulsion||The act of applying force suddenly.|
Attitudes changed under the impulsion of humanitarian considerations.
|impulsively||In an impulsive or impetuous way; without taking cautions.|
I impulsively grabbed her wrist.
Your letter of the 6th instant.
|instantaneous||Existing or measured at a particular instant.|
Modern methods of instantaneous communication.
|instantly||Without any delay.|
She fell asleep almost instantly.
|now||In these times.|
We can hardly send her back now can we.
|offhand||With little or no preparation or forethought.|
I can t think of a better answer offhand.
|pressing||The act of pressing the exertion of pressure.|
A pressing invitation.
|prioritize||Designate or treat (something) as being very or most important.|
The department has failed to prioritize safety within the oil industry.
|prompt||The time limit for the payment of an account stated on a prompt note.|
I set off at three thirty prompt.
|promptly||At once (usually modifies an undesirable occurrence.|
The rescue squad arrived promptly.
|quick||Moving quickly and lightly.|
Children like to see quick results from their efforts.
A remarkably swift recovery.
|urgency||An earnest and persistent quality; insistence.|
The discovery of the ozone hole gave urgency to the issue of CFCs.
|urgent||Of an action or event done or arranged in response to an urgent situation.|
An urgent demand for more state funding.