instancy

[ in-stuhn-see ]
/ ˈɪn stən si /

noun

quality of being instant; urgency; pressing nature.

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Origin of instancy

From the Latin word instantia, dating back to 1505–15. See instance, -ancy
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British Dictionary definitions for instancy

instancy
/ (ˈɪnstənsɪ) /

noun rare

the quality of being urgent or imminent
instantaneousness; immediateness
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