Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

urgent +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

urgently (comparative more urgently, superlative most urgently)

  1. With great haste, with a sense of urgency, because it is very important.
    We all urgently need to apply solutions to the problem of pollution.
    Funds are urgently required if this work is to be completed as planned.
  2. Continuously. With insistence.
    He pleaded urgently for release from what he considered to be an unjust imprisonment.

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit