importunate definition

  • adjective:
    • Troublesomely immediate or persistent in asking for; pressingly entreating: an importunate work seeker.
    • Of a demand: chronic or pressing, often annoyingly so.
    • Of an individual: directed at importunate needs, selfishly or thoughtlessly demanding.
    • Troublesomely urgent; unreasonably solicitous; overpressing in request or need; immediate; teasing.
    • Hard to be borne; unendurable.
    • articulating earnest entreaty
  • verb:
    • To importune, or even to obtain by importunity.
  • others:
    • Troublesomely solicitous or pressing; vexatiously persistent; pertinacious.
    • Troublesome; vexatious.

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