noun, plural ex·i·gen·cies.
Origin of exigency
Examples from the Web for exigence
Now this is an amount of exigence which can never be realised.
The exigence on one side, the manly resistance on the other, must have led to constant misunderstanding.Roland Cashel|Charles James Lever
Not that he belittled the exigence of Truth; he did but insist on a proper separation.American Sketches|Charles Whibley
How little did I preconceive the conduct which, in an exigence like this, I should be prone to adopt.
In an exigence so abrupt and so little foreseen, I was again subjected to the empire of mechanical and habitual impulses.