Exigency meaning

ĕksə-jən-sē, ĭg-zĭjən-
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Exigency is defined as a condition of urgency.

An example of exigency is the need to deliver a package quickly.

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A situation requiring extreme effort or attention.
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A pressing or urgent situation.
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An urgent requirement; a pressing need.
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The condition or quality of being exigent; urgency.
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Pressing needs; demands; requirements.
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The demands or requirements of a situation (usually plural.)
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A situation calling for immediate action or attention.
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An urgent situation.
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Origin of exigency

  • From Middle French exigence from Late Latin exigentia "urgency" from Latin exigere "to demand"

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