urgency (plural urgencies)
- The quality or condition of being urgent; insistence; pressure
- the urgency of a demand
- I have this sudden urgency to use the toilet.
2011 September 24, David Ornstein, “Arsenal 3 - 0 Bolton”, in BBC Sport:
- Arsenal lacked urgency and inspiration until shortly before half-time, Wheater's block denying Van Persie from close range before Walcott drilled wide.
quality or condition of being urgent