Synonyms for urgent

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ur-juh nt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɜr dʒənt

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Définition of urgent

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from Middle French urgent "pressing, impelling" (14c.), from Latin urgentem (nominative urgens), present participle of urgere "to press hard, urge" (see urge (v.)). Related: Urgently.
  • adj needing immediate attention
Example sentences :
  • No doubt he told us both that he had received an urgent telegram.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • It was another two hours' leave of absence she asked for "on urgent business."
  • Extract from : « Good Indian » by B. M. Bower
  • An attach from the French Embassy was waiting to speak to me on urgent business.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • The rapid increase of the business created an urgent demand for barrels.
  • Extract from : « Cleveland Past and Present » by Maurice Joblin
  • But my most urgent task was speedily to make way with the incriminating corpse.
  • Extract from : « City of Endless Night » by Milo Hastings
  • Lady Jane Granville's polite and urgent request was granted.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • It also has direct and urgent bearing on many of the problems of womanhood.
  • Extract from : « The Truth About Woman » by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • But a few light knocks at the door and an urgent voice drew him from his dream.
  • Extract from : « Doctor Pascal » by Emile Zola
  • He, on his side, already grieved and uneasy, called her back in urgent tones.
  • Extract from : « Doctor Pascal » by Emile Zola
  • Why this brief and urgent despatch: "I await you; start this evening."
  • Extract from : « Doctor Pascal » by Emile Zola

Antonyms for urgent

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