noun, plural ur·gen·cies.
Related formssu·per·ur·gen·cy, noun
Examples from the Web for urgency
She has now been on the “urgency” waiting list in Virginia for 3½ years.Medicaid Will Give You Money for At-Home Care, but You Might Wait Years|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The intensity of the airstrikes needs to reflect that urgency.
According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released Tuesday, so does the urgency.
Obama appeared acutely aware of the magnitude of the situation, and the urgency with which immediate action is needed.
Every line and every shot announces itself with the urgency that Two Faces of January lacks.
But he was offended at her urgency, and assured her that he was not hungry.
Yet he spoke with urgency, and it flashed upon me that his need might not be for himself, but another.
Lay yourselves under the urgency of necessity, and the power of those motives which should most effectually engage your thoughts.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
It was irritating not to be able to explore the inner land, but our urgency was too great for that.Through the Mackenzie Basin|Charles Mair
The opportunity and the incentive to emulate increase greatly in scope and urgency.The Theory of the Leisure Class|Thorstein Veblen