HyperDic: instancy

English > 2 senses of the word instancy:
NOUNattributeinstancy, immediacy, immediateness, instantaneousnessthe quickness of action or occurrence
attributeinstancy, imperativenessthe quality of being insistent
English > instancy: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quickness of action or occurrence.
Example "the instancy of modern communication"
Synonymsimmediacy, immediateness, instantaneousness
Broadercelerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speedinessA rate that is rapid
Spanishinmediatez, instantaneidad
Adjectivesinstantoccurring with no delay
English > instancy: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being insistent.
Example"he pressed his demand with considerable instancy"
Broaderurgencypressing importance requiring speedy action
Usage ofarchaismthe use of an archaic expression
Adjectivesinstantdemanding attention

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