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ex·i·gent

 (ĕk′sə-jənt)
adj.
1. Requiring immediate action; pressing: an exigent need. See Synonyms at urgent.
2. Having or making urgent demands; demanding: "Some citizens ... seized the offending material and made a bonfire of it ... to the gratification of an exigent crowd" (Garry Wills).

[Latin exigēns, exigent-, present participle of exigere, to demand; see exact.]

ex′i·gent·ly adv.

exigent

(ˈɛksɪdʒənt)
adj
1. urgent; pressing
2. exacting; demanding
[C15: from Latin exigere to drive out, weigh out, from agere to drive, compel]
ˈexigently adv

ex•i•gent

(ˈɛk sɪ dʒənt)

adj.
1. requiring immediate action or aid; urgent; pressing.
2. requiring a great deal, or more than is reasonable.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin exigent-, s. of exigēns, present participle of exigere to drive out, demand; see exact]
ex′i•gent•ly, adv.

exigent

- A good word to write on letters or packages, since everyone else writes "urgent" or "rush."
See also related terms for rush.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.exigent - demanding attention; "clamant needs"; "a crying need"; "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken; "insistent hunger"; "an instant need"
imperative - requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
2.exigent - requiring precise accuracy; "an exacting job"; "became more exigent over his pronunciation"
demanding - requiring more than usually expected or thought due; especially great patience and effort and skill; "found the job very demanding"; "a baby can be so demanding"

exigent

adjective
1. Compelling immediate attention:
2. Requiring great or extreme bodily, mental, or spiritual strength:
Translations
égetőigényeskövetelőkövetelődzősürgős

exigent

[ˈeksɪdʒənt] ADJexigente; (= urgent) → urgente

exigent

adj (= urgent)zwingend, dringend; (= exacting) masterstreng, gestreng (old)
References in classic literature ?
"La fenetre fermee donne sur un jardin appartenant a un pensionnat de demoiselles," said he, "et les convenances exigent --enfin, vous comprenez--n'est-ce pas, monsieur?"
The chief justice correctly notes that the holding creates an "entirely new framework for analyzing exigent circumstances." (15) He is referring to the conclusion that the police may enter a home if they have "good reason to believe that such a threat [of domestic violence] exists." (16)
At the same time, the court recognized there may be a legitimate need to move quickly to remove residents if they pose an imminent threat to other residents and if such exigent circumstances exist it is not necessary to provide a formal pre-termination hearing.
Under one such exception, officers may conduct a warrantless, nonconsensual entry and search of a residence when, due to exigent circumstances, there is insufficient time to obtain a search warrant.
Also, the Institute proposed having a single Exigent Health and Safety violation on a physical inspection that had been corrected should not hinder a property's ability to retain excess income.
At the root of their design, and the reason for background neutrality is the extreme fragility of the drawings and consequently exigent brief.
A warrantless blood draw taken from a mother while her son was hospitalized was justified by exigent circumstances, the court of appeals held.
ZK International Group Co Ltd (NASDAQ:ZKIN) on Friday declared the receipt of a strategic investment from NGST Limited owned by founder of Blockchain Centre, Antanas Guoga and Exigent Capital, a firm specialising in cryptocurrency trading (together, the investors).
Liberty SBF has received USD75 million in its Series B round of funding led by Exigent Capital and Mainline Investment Partners, and expanded credit facilities with Capital One Bank, the company said.
Selon des sources proches de la direction de l'education et de l'APC de Beni Douala, cette colere est l'expression d'un mecontentement de ces jeunes qui exigent d'etre recrutes au niveau des differents services de l'administration.