exigency

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French exigence from Late Latin exigentia "urgency" from Latin exigere "to demand"

NounEdit

exigency (plural exigencies)

  1. The demands or requirements of a situation (usually plural.)
  2. An urgent situation.
  3. A situation requiring extreme effort or attention.

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Last modified on 13 November 2013, at 17:23