noun, plural im·por·tu·ni·ties for 2.
Examples from the Web for importunity
We have briefly glanced at our lack of confidence, our failure in cordial unanimity, the absence of definiteness and importunity.The Assembly of God|C. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh
Wearied by his importunity, Lady Newburgh at last forbade him the house.Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745|Mrs. Thomson
For the first time in his life his military conscience was not clear, and Price's importunity irritated him past bearing.Monk|Julian Corbett
But in the present instance you can do infinitely more than I, and you will, on this account, excuse my importunity.Hortense, Makers of History Series|John S. C. Abbott
Louis, it appears, made a promise to that effect; a reluctant promise, given to get rid of her importunity.
Word Origin and History for importunity
early 15c., "persistence, insistence; over-eagerness," from Middle French importunité (14c.), from Latin importunitatem (nominative importunitas) "unsuitableness; unmannerliness, incivility," from importunus "unfit, troublesome" (see importune).