/ɪmˈpɔtʃənəsi/ (say im'pawchuhnuhsee)

the quality of being importunate.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Importunacy — Im*por tu*na*cy, n. [From {Importunate}.] The quality of being importunate; importunateness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • importunacy — /im pawr cheuh neuh see/, n. the quality or condition of being importunate; importunateness. [1540 50; IMPORTUN(ATE) + ACY] * * * …   Universalium

  • importunacy — noun /ɪmˈpoɹːtʊːnə.si/ a) The quality of being importunate. b) Constant demanding and pressure; importunity …   Wiktionary

  • importunacy — im·por·tu·na·cy …   English syllables

  • importunacy — ə̇mˈpȯrchənəsē; ˌimpərˈtün , r.ˈtyün noun ( es) : importunateness …   Useful english dictionary

  • exigency — Synonyms and related words: case of need, climacteric, clutch, compulsion, constraint, contingency, convergence of events, crisis, critical juncture, critical point, crossroads, crucial period, crunch, demandingness, dire necessity, drive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • importunity — Synonyms and related words: blandishment, buttonholing, cajolement, cajolery, coaxing, demandingness, dunning, exigency, importunacy, importunateness, insistence, nagging, persistence, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, pestering, plaguing, plying,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • insistence — Synonyms and related words: abetment, application, assiduity, assiduousness, bulldog tenacity, concentration, constancy, demandingness, diligence, dogged perseverance, doggedness, encouragement, endurance, engrossment, exigency, fidelity, goading …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nerve — Synonyms and related words: afferent neuron, animate, annoy, anxiety, aplomb, apprehension, assurance, assure, audacity, autonomic nervous system, axon, backbone, balance, balanced personality, balls, beef up, boldness, bolster, bottle, bottom,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • persistence — Synonyms and related words: abidingness, accordance, adhesiveness, age, antiquity, application, assiduity, assiduousness, bulldog tenacity, bullheadedness, calm, changelessness, cohesiveness, commitment, concentration, consistency, consonance,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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