[kley-muh nt, klam-uh nt]
- clamorous; noisy.
- compelling or pressing; urgent: a clamant need for reform.
Origin of clamant
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Examples from the Web for clamant
There was clamant need for reform in every department of the State.Andrew Melville
Moreover the drawing was not clamant with noisy daubs to attract the attention.Aliens
It is necessary to my argument to emphasise that sex love is one of the clamant dominating forces of the world.Love--Marriage--Birth Control
Ere concluding, however, bear with me for a minute or two longer, while I shortly speak of one clamant subject—viz.Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1
James Y. Simpson
He, and He only, will interpret each generation to itself, and will meet its clamant needs.Expositions of Holy Scripture
- calling urgently
C17: from Latin clāmāns, from clāmāre to shout
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