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ur·gent

 (ûr′jənt)
adj.
1. Compelling immediate action or attention; pressing.
2. Conveying a sense of pressing importance: an urgent message.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin urgēns, urgent-, present participle of urgēre, to urge.]

ur′gent·ly adv.
Synonyms: urgent, exigent, pressing, imperative
These adjectives mean compelling immediate attention. Urgent often implies that a matter takes precedence over others: "For I ride on an errand most urgent, and with the first light of morning we must go" (J.R.R. Tolkien).
Exigent and pressing suggest an urgency that requires prompt action: "When once disease was introduced into the rural districts, its effects appeared more horrible, more exigent, and more difficult to cure, than in towns" (Mary Shelley). "The danger now became too pressing to admit of longer delay" (James Fenimore Cooper).
Imperative implies a need or demand whose fulfillment cannot be deferred: "The stricken countries of Europe needed everything and could afford to buy nothing. Financial help was imperative" (David McCullough).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.urgently - with great urgencyurgently - with great urgency; "health care reform is needed urgently"; "the soil desperately needed potash"
Translations
بصورَةٍ مُلِحَّه
naléhavě
presserende
sürgõsen
eins og skot, strax
naliehavo
nujno
acilen

urgently

[ˈɜːdʒəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= immediately) [need, seek] → urgentemente, con urgencia
he urgently needs helpnecesita ayuda urgentemente or con urgencia
2. (= earnestly, persistently) (gen) → con insistencia; [speak] → con tono de urgencia

urgently

[ˈɜːrəntli] adv
[require, need] → de toute urgence, sans délai
[ask, plead] → avec insistance, de manière pressante

urgently

adv requireddringend; requested alsodringlich; talkeindringlich; he is urgently in need of helper braucht dringend Hilfe

urgently

[ˈɜːdʒntlɪ] adv (see adj) → d'urgenza, urgentemente, in modo pressante, con insistenza

urgent

(ˈəːdʒənt) adjective
needing immediate attention. There is an urgent message for the doctor.
ˈurgently adverb
ˈurgency noun
need for immediate action, speed etc. This is a matter of great urgency.
References in classic literature ?
Pyncheon would make over to him the old wizard's homestead-ground, together with the House of the Seven Gables, now standing on it, in requital of the documentary evidence so urgently required.
To say the truth, there was much need of professional assistance, not merely for Hester herself, but still more urgently for the child -- who, drawing its sustenance from the maternal bosom, seemed to have drank in with it all the turmoil, the anguish and despair, which pervaded the mother's system.
On the Lei rose flames, the Fairy stood above, at that time, and beckoned with her right hand clearly and urgently to the infatuated Knight, while with a staff in her left hand she called the waves to her service.
And it was the voice of a human being--a known, loved, well-remembered voice--that of Edward Fairfax Rochester; and it spoke in pain and woe, wildly, eerily, urgently.
I urgently recommend you not to lose one unnecessary moment.
There were pears and apples, clustered high in blooming pyramids; there were bunches of grapes, made, in the shopkeepers' benevolence to dangle from conspicuous hooks, that people's mouths might water gratis as they passed; there were piles of filberts, mossy and brown, recalling, in their fragrance, ancient walks among the woods, and pleasant shufflings ankle deep through withered leaves; there were Norfolk Biffins, squab and swarthy, setting off the yellow of the oranges and lemons, and, in the great compactness of their juicy persons, urgently entreating and beseeching to be carried home in paper bags and eaten after dinner.
In the meantime, Henrietta urgently returned to her proposition.
She implored her so urgently to let her spend the night with her in the golden bed, that at last the good-natured little Princess consented.
In advising me that I must not leave the boundaries of the city Sola had explained that Woola would prevent this anyway should I attempt it, and she warned me most urgently not to arouse his fierce nature by ignoring his warnings should I venture too close to the forbidden territory.
Stay where you are, then,' answered I, 'eating and drinking at the ship, but I must go, for I am most urgently bound to do so.
And there were also disturbing sounds by this time--voices, footsteps for- ward; the steward flitted along the main-deck, a busily ministering spirit; a hand bell tinkled urgently under the poop deck.
He is somewhat urgently needed as a scribe by the State, for instance.