urgency(redirected from urgencies)
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urgencynoun crisis, critical situation, crucial situation, dire necessity, emergency, exigency, expeditious need, hurried need, immediate need, importance, instant need, matter of life and death, necessity, pressing need, urgent need
Associated concepts: good samaritan laws, in extremis, stay of execution, statute of limitations, temporary restraining order
See also: coercion, compulsion, dispatch, emergency, exigency, force, haste, importance, necessity, need, pressure, priority, requirement, stress