HyperDic: exigent

English > 2 senses of the word exigent:
ADJECTIVEallexigent, clamant, crying, insistent, instantdemanding attention
allexigent, exactingrequiring precise accuracy
exigent > pronunciation
Soundseh'ksihjhahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > exigent: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdemanding attention.
Example "regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken
Synonymsclamant, crying, insistent, instant
Broaderimperativerequiring attention or action
Spanishapremiante, inaplazable, insistente, perentorio, urgente
Catalanapressant, exigent, inaplaçable, insistent, peremptori, urgent
Nounsexigencya sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
exigencya pressing or urgent situation
English > exigent: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningrequiring precise accuracy.
Example "became more exigent over his pronunciation"
Synonymexacting
Broaderdemandingrequiring more than usually expected or thought due
Spanishexigente

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