imperativeness

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

imperativeness

noun

1: the state of demanding notice or attention; "the insistence of their hunger"; "the press of business matters" [syn: {imperativeness}, {insistence}, {insistency}, {press}, {pressure}]

2: the quality of being insistent; "he pressed his demand with considerable instancy" [syn: {imperativeness}, {instancy}]


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