noun, plural im·por·tu·ni·ties for 2.
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Bruce, however, sternly refused to disorder his array, but at last yielded to his importunity.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
To give is to act; we do not suffer any pains by our liberality, nor by yielding to the importunity or necessity of postulants.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre
Meta was sure that Norman had known it the whole time, and he owned to having guessed it from Harry's importunity for the search.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Cuthbert's importunity in the matter is clearly set forth in60 a deposition by Henry Johnson, one of Alleyn's tenants.Shakespearean Playhouses|Joseph Quincy Adams
But this was almost certainly a bronze lamp in the form of a bird, which they produced to appease her importunity.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram