noun, plural ex·i·gen·cies.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Example sentences from the Web for exigency
These exigences led to strenuous scenes in the Assembly, and the succession of Regents became still more rapid.South America|W. H. Koebel
Doubtless, through various exigences, large numbers of women betake themselves to professional employment of some kind.
The blooming-season, according to the exigences of weather, begins from May 20 to June 10 in Indiana, and lasts about a week.
Every people, every large community is able to furniſh a revenue adequate to the exigences of government.The Olden Time Series, Vol. 6: Literary Curiosities|Henry M. Brooks
In America, the people is a master whose exigences demand obedience to the utmost limits of possibility.American Institutions and Their Influence|Alexis de Tocqueville et al.